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3-Tier Apple Espalier 'Fuji'

Dave Wilson Nursery®
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Beautiful, ornamental, Fuji apple pruned to 3-tiered espalier form grows outward in a flat shape. Can be planted against fence or wall to occupy otherwise unusable space. Self-fruitful tree yields crisp, reddish-orange fruits perfect for baking.  

Semi-dwarf tree grown on M111 rootstock. Can be maintained at 4'-5' tall, and 8'-10' wide with summer pruning.


  • Landscape Size: 4'-5' tall, 8'-10' width 
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun
  • Water Needs: Moderate
  • Sunset Zone: 3-9, 12-16, 18-22
  • Growth Habit: Columnar
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Attributes: Deciduous, Attracts Birds, Edible Fruit, Fruiting

These characteristics apply to the greater Sacramento area and nearby regions. 

Live outside of our area? Please check with your local cooperative extension for the best growing practices in your neck of the woods.

Visit: UC Cooperative Extension Offices

Visit: National County Extension Offices

Green Thumb Guide

Prefers enriched soil with good drainage. Establish good structure when young and keep pruned. In summer, regular pruning is required to keep espaliered tree form. Estimated chilling time of 500 hours below 45°F.