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Virginia Beauty Apple

Malus domestica 'Virginia Beauty'

The Virginia Beauty is a very large, deep red fruit that is colored like a Jonathan but brighter red and globe-shaped, often lopsided. Its flesh is very crisp with a sweet, mildly subacid flavor.


Height

12-15 Feet

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Spread

10-15 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

3-6

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Item # Description Price
3774 Virginia Beauty Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $33.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Virginia Beauty'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Ripens in mid-October to February. Good keeper.

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A Little History about Virginia Beauty Apple

Virginia Beauty was discovered as a chance seedling on the property of Zach Safewright in Carrol County, Virginia in 1826 and many local growers began grafting it as Zach or Zach Red until it was given its offical name in the 1850's. Introduced commercially in 1910.

Malus domestica 'Virginia Beauty' Characteristics & Attributes

Fruit Characteristics
Very large fruit
Harvest Period
Very late season
Extended harvest
Other Attributes
Very crisp
Keeps well
Sub-acid flavor
Sweet
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Cooking or baking
Juice or Cider