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How long does it take for a Granny Smith apple tree to bear fruit?
Last Updated: 27th January, 2020
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Consequently, how long does it take for an apple tree to bear fruit?
six to 10 years
Beside above, can I grow Granny Smith apples? When growing Granny smith trees, it's best to be somewhere in zones 5 through 9, but this variety will tolerate heat better than many others. You'll also need another apple tree as a pollinator. Some good options include Red Delicious, Rome Beauty, and Golden Delicious, as well as many crabapple varieties.
Furthermore, how long does it take for a Granny Smith apple to brown?
Slice an apple and before you can even get your snack on, it starts to turn brown. Here's what to do about it. No matter how fresh and crisp apples are, they aren't appetizing once they've turned brown—which takes a grand total of about two minutes.
Do I need 2 apple trees to get fruit?
Most apple varieties do not pollinate themselves or any flowers of the same apple variety; this requires planting at least two different apple tree varieties close to one another so that the bees can pollinate. (There are actually some self-pollinating apple tree varieties if you are really short on space.