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Freedom Apple Tree

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics and best uses of Freedom apples, one of seven Plant Profiles featured in our Apple Collection.

Freedom Apple Tree

Freedom Apple Tree

The Freedom apple tree has excellent disease resistance, including resistance to apple scab, powdery mildew, cedar apple rust, and fire blight.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.0 to 7.0

Hardiness Zones

  • 4 to 8


  • 18 to 20 feet apart


  • 1 inch every 10 days or so


  • Bloom Time: Mid
  • Chill hours: 800 to 1,000
  • Harvest: Late September
  • Taste: Sweet
  • Years to Bear: Two to five
  • Pollination Buddy: Consider Honeycrisp, Cortland, Liberty

Do you grow Freedom apple trees? If so, please tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.


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