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Apple 'Braeburn'

Malus x domestica

Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Malus (MAY-lus) (Info)
Species: x domestica (doh-MESS-tik-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Braeburn
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12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)


12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)


USDA Zone 3a: to -39.9 C (-40 F)

USDA Zone 3b: to -37.2 C (-35 F)

USDA Zone 4a: to -34.4 C (-30 F)

USDA Zone 4b: to -31.6 C (-25 F)

USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)

USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)

USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)

USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)

USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Time:

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Rootstock Vigor:


Bearing Habit:

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Disease Resistance:

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Fruit Usage:

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Other details:

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Patent Information:

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Propagation Methods:

By grafting

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Flowers are fragrant

Water Requirements:

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Where to Grow:

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This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Traverse City, Michigan

Gardeners' Notes:


On Feb 28, 2012, Gabrielle from (Zone 5a) wrote:

Delicious apples ... crisp, sweet, tart, perfect. Blooms April-May in my garden.


On Jan 2, 2006, Big_Red from Bethelridge, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

"Parentage / Origin: Possibly an open pollinated seedling of Lady Hamil; New Zealand, 1952
Harvest / Season: Harvest: Late; Season: November - April
Description: Fruit is medium to large, red striped with an orange red blush on a yellow background. The flesh is pale, cream colored, crisp and juicy with a pleasant subacid tart flavor. Fruits store for four months.
Tree Characteristics: The fruit hangs well, comes into bearing early and is a heavy producer. Has a tendency toward biennial bearing unless thinned. Trees are nonvigorous and should not be planted on dwarf rootstocks."

Source: allaboutapples.com


On Jan 24, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Medium to large fruit, very firm and very juicy. Orange-red blush over yellow background color. Sweet tasting and crisp. Great for fresh eating and/or cooking. Keeps well.