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Wolf River Apple

Wolf River Apple

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Wolf River Apple

Malus domestica 'Wolf River'

Wolf River apples are enormous, often weighing 1 pound or more. It has a pale red color over pale yellow skin and soft, tender, slightly mealy, creamy white flesh. Excellent for baking whole and drying. Resistant to scab, mildew, fireblight and cedar apple rust. Trees are very hardy.


12-16 Feet



12-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
1510 Wolf River Apple on Semi-Standard (BUD 118) root, Large 1/2" to 5/8" caliper grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Wolf River'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Wolf River is more resistant to scab, mildew and fire blight than most. It is a very vigorous tree and a little "rangy". Don't worry about thinning it too much, because even heavily cropped the apples are larger than most varieties.

A Little History about Wolf River Apple

Wolf River got its name naturally from the place it was found--- on the banks of the Wolf River near Fremont, Wisconsin in 1875. This was one of Grandpa's favorites as a child, because it was sooooo big! He always said they were very tasty, but rather dry eating fresh, but when Grandma baked them, then mmm...mmm!

Malus domestica 'Wolf River' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Mid-season blooming
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Mildew resistance
Scab resistance
Cedar Rust Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Very large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Very vigorous
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Sub-acid flavor
Keeps well
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Very hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Cooking or baking
High dessert quality