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Apple 'Ambrosia'

Malus domestica 'Ambrosia'
$47.50
Please Note: A $15 service fee applies to all orders. We are unable to take phone orders or add items over the phone to online orders at this time. Purchase for Pickup is available at five locations: Auburn, Citrus Heights, Elk Grove, Folsom, and Rocklin. We're committed to fulfilling your order within 24 hours.

Fiber pots available from winter to early spring. Five gallon cans available from early spring to through summer. Check with your local store for current availability. 

Medium sized, pink-tinged orange-red apples adorn tree in mid fall. Fruit is noted for its sweet flavor with low acidity and crisp texture. Juice, dehydrate or bake with incredibly sweet, crisp fruits. Requires cross-pollination from a white blossom crab-apple or most common apples including Granny Smith, Honeycrisp, and Newton Pippin.

Semi-dwarf tree can be maintained at 8'-10' with summer pruning.

We pot our bareroot fruit trees in plantable fiber (pulp) pots. They make for easy planting and protect new roots so they don't break or dry out. Read On: How to Plant a Pulp Pot.  

Shop our full selection of bareroot fruit trees in stores. Read on: List of Fruit Tree Varieties

Characteristics

  • Landscape Size: 15'-25' tall, 15'-25' wide
  • 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

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, prune to keep tree to a manageable size. Estimated chilling time of 500 hours below 45°F.

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