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Shell of Alabama Apple

Malus domestica 'Shell of Alabama'

Shell of Alabama, is a southern variety apple that has green fruit with a crisp, somewhat tart flavor.


12-15 Feet



10-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
3771 Shell of Alabama Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, 2 year Extra-Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Shell of Alabama'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Self-fertile. 600-650 chill hours. Ripens mid-June to mid-July.


A Little History about Shell of Alabama Apple

Developed by Mr. Green Shell, who had an apple orchard in Escambia County, Alabama and he shipped boxcars of these apples north in the late 1800's.

Malus domestica 'Shell of Alabama' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Early blooming
Harvest Period
Early summer
Other Attributes
Somewhat tart
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Sensitive
Somewhat bud tender
Skill Required
Average skill
Cooking or baking
Juice or Cider