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Initial Apple (X-6163 cv)

Initial Apple (X-6163 cv)

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Initial Apple

Malus domestica 'Initial'

Initial is a new disease resistant, earlier season apple that is scab resistant.  It is a large apple with lots of red blush over yellow background.  The fruit is crisp and mildly acid.  It matures about a week before Gala.


12-15 Feet



10-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
3761 Initial Apple on Semi-Standard (Bud118) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Initial'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Initial is a triploid variety and cannot be relied on to pollinate other varieties, and requires another non-triploid variety to pollinate it.


A Little History about Initial Apple

Initial came from a breeding program in France.  It is a Gala X Redfree cross.

Malus domestica 'Initial' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Mid-season blooming
Pollinizer needed
Triploid or sterile
Disease Resistance
Scab resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Harvest Period
Late summer
Early fall
Other Attributes
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Somewhat tart
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
High dessert quality