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Freedom Apple

Freedom Apple

Freedom Apple

Malus domestica 'Freedom'

As its name suggests, Freedom is another of the disease resistant varieties. It is an attractive apple with bright red stripes over a clear yellow background. It harvest in mid-season along with Empire, Idared, Delicious and Jonagold. It is excellent for fresh eating, sauce, cooking and juice. The fruit is large.

Freedom Apple Pricing

Item # Description Price
2695 Freedom Apple - OUT OF STOCK FOR THE SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart


12-16 Feet



10-14 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8


Malus domestica 'Freedom'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Freedom is one of the most highly multi-disease resistant apples available, with excellent resistant to scab, mildew, fire blight, and cedar apple rust. It blooms early in the season. The tree is vigorous, spreading and productive. A good choice for the backyard orchard where you want to avoid spraying for disease.


A Little History about Freedom Apple

Freedom was introduced in 1983 from the Ag Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. Its family "tree" is well known and includes many well known, and not-so-well-known, parent and grandparent trees in its heritage.

Malus domestica 'Freedom' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Mildew resistance
Russet resistance
Scab resistance
Crack resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Very productive
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Early fall
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Sub-acid flavor
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Juice or Cider
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Good for sauce