Asked by: Mary Egeaasked in category: General Last Updated: 2nd March, 2020
How big do Liberty apple trees get?
Correspondingly, are Liberty apple trees self pollinating?
Several sources state that Liberty apple is self fertile (or self pollinating), requiring no cross pollinating from another variety of apple while other sources state that it is self sterile, triploid that requires two cross pollinating trees or one self fertile pollinator.
Beside above, what pollinates a Liberty apple tree? Your Liberty apple tree is in flowering group 2. It is a triploid variety and needs two pollination partners nearby which must both be of different varieties and able to cross-pollinate each other as well as the Liberty. (Most white-blossom crab-apples will also be good pollinators for this variety).
Similarly, how do you grow a Liberty apple tree?
Easy to grow, caring for a Liberty apple tree starts with locating it in the right spot. Plant your young tree in loamy, well-drained soil in full sun. Hardy in USDA zones 4-7, Liberty apple information calls this tree a prolific producer.
What do Liberty apples taste like?
The skin is speckled with small yellow lenticels, contributing to the overall flavor of the apple. Its yellow-toned flesh is crisp and juicy with a fine-grain texture. The Liberty apple is sweet like a McIntosh, yet more tart and has a flavor profile very much its own including some hints of citrus and melon.