Grandpa's Choice™ Varieties
Grandpa tested hundreds of varieties over the years and the best of the best are his "choices".
Liberty Apple

Liberty Apple

Liberty Apple

Malus domestica 'Liberty'

Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ Liberty is very similar to appearance to McIntosh, but its flavor is more tart and its flesh is crisper. It has a flavor all its own. It is a good dependable choice for any backyard orchard because it is highly productive and resistant to all the major apple diseases.

Liberty Apple Pricing

Item # Description Price
2472 Liberty Apple on Semi-dwarf (M7) root, 2 year Large grade $26.99 Add Add to Cart


12-16 Feet



10-14 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8


Malus domestica 'Liberty'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Liberty is one of the easiest apples to grow. The tree is vigorous and spreading and easily trained. It will produce consistent crops year after year, and is one of the earliest apples to bloom in the spring.


A Little History about Liberty Apple

Liberty was introduced from the Geneva Experiment Station in 1978. It has Macoun in its parentage.

Malus domestica 'Liberty' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Cedar Rust Resistance
Scab resistance
Crack resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Mildew resistance
Russet resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Keeps well
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Complex flavor
Somewhat tart
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Good for sauce
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies