It’s October, cool crisp fall is in the air, the leaves are turning colors, the smell of pumpkin spice in every store, festivals and best of all apple picking. This is why we made Apple our Plant for the Month for October. Apples are absolutely delicious, sweet, sometimes tart and very low calorie fruit.
- When to Grow: Plant bare-root trees in spring as soon as the soil can be worked and before the trees begin to significantly leaf out
- Zone: Zones 3 to 9
- Where: Full Sun, well-drained loamy soil
- Harvesting: Midsummer through late fall
- Fun Fact: There are over 10,000 different varieties of apples
Check out these amazing Apple Recipes!