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The Wolf River apple is a large, old heirloom apple variety known for its substantial size and historic significance originating in Wolf River, Wisconsin. The apples are exceptionally large sometimes weighing over a pound. This hardy apple tree can grow in a variety of climates, typically requiring full sun and well-drained soil. It can grow up to 23 feet needing about 30 feet of space. Harvest varies from mid-September to October. Wolf River is not self-fertile and needs a partner of another variety nearby.
Latin Name: Malus domestica ‘Wolf River’
Site and soil: Well-drained soil, adaptable to various soil types. Prefers full sun.
Hardiness: Survives down to -30°F.
Bearing Age: Typically starts bearing fruit in 3-5 years.
Pollination: Requires cross-pollination; plant with a compatible apple variety for optimal fruit set.
Size at Maturity: 20-30 feet in height.
Bloom Time: Late spring.
Ripening Time: Late summer to early fall.
Pests and Diseases: Resistant to most diseases, monitor for common apple pests.
USDA Zone: Zones 3-8.