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Prairie Spy Apple

Malus domestica 'Prairie Spy'

Prairie Spy is an attractive Northern Spy-type apple.  It has large fruit that are red over a yellow background.  The fruit is very crisp, juicy, and have an excellent flavor.  It can be used for most purposes.  It stores well for several months and the flavor improves with storage.  The tree is very hardy, vigorous , and productive.  It bears earlier than Northern Spy.  It is a late bloomer, and suitable for frostier locations.  An excellent alternative to Northern Spy for the backyard!


Height

15-18 Feet

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Spread

15-18 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

3-9

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Item # Description Price
3343 Prairie Spy Apple on Dwarf (M26) Root - Small 3/-8"-7/16" caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'Prairie Spy'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Prairie Spy does show some resistant to apple scab and cedar apple rust.  It is likely susceptible to fire blight.

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A Little History about Prairie Spy Apple

Prairie Spy was developed at the University of Minesota and introduced in 1940.  Although is exact heritage is unknown, Northern Spy is likely one of its parents.