Enterprise Apple (Malus domestica 'Enterprise')
Soil type: prefers well-drained, moist, fertile, acidic loam or sand, G935 root stock may adapt to other soils, pH 6.0-7.0
Soil moisture: dry to medium
Sun: full sun
Height/Spread: 12’ – 15’ tall x 12’ – 15’ wide
Bloom: mid-late season
Ripens: late October, long hang time
Years to Bear: 2-5 years post-transplant, annual bearing
Hardiness Zone: 4 – 7
Uses: fresh eating, salads, cooking, pie/baking, sauces, cider, storage
Fruit: 2.5"-3.", medium thick skin, fine-grained flesh, firm, crisp, juicy, creamy, good sugar/acid balance, sprightly acidic or tart taste at harvest improves with refrigerated storage.
Tree Disease Resistance: highly resistant to apple scab, resistant to fire blight, powdery mildew and cedar-apple rust, bitter pit not yet noted
Root Stock and Disease Resistance: Geneva 935, high-vigor dwarfing root stock, will require stake or trellis support, very cold hardy, very resistant to fire blight and crown rot, good graft-union strength, low rate of suckering and burr knots, woolly apple aphid susceptible.
Noteworthy: this highly disease resistant, reliably productive, and delicious variety is ideal for organic growers. Very cold hardy (-30°F) and possessing superior keeping quality, Enterprise stores well up to 6 months with fullest flavor after one month in refrigeration.
Pollinizer: not self-fertile, requires a pollinizer, Goldrush or Triumph™ will cross-pollinize Enterprise.
$55 (4'+ / 2 gallon pot)