Useful Tips For Growing Red Rome Apples

If you’re looking to grow apples for fresh eating and baking, you should consider growing Red Rome apples. Despite what the name suggests, Red Rome apples are not some Italian bred cultivar. In fact, they were discovered by accident just like many other apple varieties. So, are you too interested in growing Red Rome apples in your home garden or orchard? Here’s how to grow and use these delicious apples right from your backyard. Read More

Learn How to Grow and Care for Honeygold Apple Trees

Enjoying fresh apples, especially ones picked from your own tree is one of the joys of autumn. People living in northern areas are often told that they cannot grow apple varieties like Golden Delicious as they cannot handle cold temperatures. However, for those gardeners living in colder spots who wish to grow apples, there us another cold hardy substitute called Honeygold Apples. Honeygold apple trees can grow and produce successfully as far north as USDA hardiness zone 3. These apples can take low temperatures of -50 degrees F. (-45 C.). They have greenish yellow skin and are ready to pick in October. It also tastes similar to Golden Delicious, but just a bit blander. In fact, one source also describes it as Golden Delicious with honey on it! Read More