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Sierra Beauty Apple

Malus domestica 'Sierra Beauty'

Sierra Beauty is a large, blocky, handsome apple with greenish yellow skin, striped or blushed in red. An excellent eating or cooking apple, it has juicy, very crisp, moderately sweet flesh with a rich, tart, sprightly flavor which makes it a good seller in farm markets.


Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

6-9

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Item # Description Price
3772 Sierra Beauty Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, 2 year Extra-Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Sierra Beauty'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tends toward biennial bearing, so thin heavily for more consistant crops. Self-fruitful. 700-800 chill hours. Good keeper. Ripens in September or October.

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A Little History about Sierra Beauty Apple

Sierra Beauty is an old California variety dating back to 1890 which probably originated in California. It is still a favorite late season apple that is commercially grown in Anderson Valley in Mendocino County, CA.

Malus domestica 'Sierra Beauty' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Self-fertile
Tends to biennial bear
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Harvest Period
Late fall
Other Attributes
Sweet-tart
Very crisp
Very juicy
Keeps well
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Juice or Cider
Cooking or baking
Good for pies
Good for sauce