Paradise apple 'Taylor'
'Taylor' is a Paradise apple variety in the Malus genus with a scientific name of Malus pumila. Taylor is a variety of heirloom Paradise apple and is reported as patented.
Best baking apple—just tart enough! Great right off the tree—ripens in mid-October. Produces apples just two years after planting. (Stark Bros catalog)It a rome-type apple that is tart to the taste. It is recommended for use as a cooking apple (baking, sauces, desserts), although it also may be eaten fresh off the tree. Firm texture resists bruising and helps the fruit retain shape during cooking. STARKSPUR trees have more spurs on each limb thus increasing fruit production. White blossoms appear in early spring, followed by red apples that ripen in October.
United States is believed to be where Taylor originates from.
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How to grow Paradise apple 'Taylor'
Follow spray schedule according to your local extension instructions. Susceptible to apple cedar rust, apple scab and fireblight.Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Taylor is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. The USDA Hardiness Zones typically associated with Taylor are Zone 5 and Zone 8.
Growing Taylor from seed
Dig hole at least twice as wide and deep as roots. Do not over fertilize planting hole, as this will encourage roots to circle hole rather than grow out. Keep root graft two inches about soil line.Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Taylor is a hardy plant.
Paradise apple 'Taylor' information
How long does Taylor take to grow?
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