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Fruit tree comparison - Spartan
Apple trees

Spartan

Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, delicate "vinous" flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingHeavy
Fertility?Partially self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Good
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Precocity?Precocious
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Late
Use / keeping?1 week
Flavour quality?Good
Flavour styleVinous

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Average

Identification

Country of originCanada
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourCrimson
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen