Apple Tree-to-Be Kit
Grow your own American heirloom.
With the Apple Tree-to-Be Kit, you or a loved one will have everything needed to plant, grow, and nurture your very own apple tree. The kit includes Ralls Janet apple seeds, a coir seedling pot, growing medium, a stratification wafer, a terra cotta saucer, and an aluminum I.D. tag to commemorate a special occasion.
The Apple Tree to Be kit is made in the USA and is packaged in a hydrocarbon-free jute bag. Please note that this item cannot be shipped outside the US.
Features & specs:
- Dimensions (jute bag): 10" x 6" x 3"
- Includes Ralls Janet apple seeds, seedling pot, growing medium, wafer, plant saucer, I.D. tag
- Made in the USA
- Instruction manual Download (PDF) :
Grow your own apple tree
The Apple Tree-to-Be Kit is a truly wonderful gift. While a shot glass made from gummy is attention-grabbing, growing a tree from a seed is a unique and personal experience.
The kit includes:
- Growing medium
- Ralls Janet apple seeds (5)
- Coir seedling pot (made from coconut husks, these are an environmentally-friendly alternative to peat-based containers)
- Terra cotta plant saucer
- Aluminum I.D. tag for personalization
- Stratification wafer
- Reference guide with detailed growing instructions
- Jute bag
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: How long will it take before I'm eating my own delicious apples?
Answer: Growing a tree from a seed takes a long time. Remember, it took you a long time before you could tie your own shoes. After 2-3 months, the seeds will become seedlings and can be transplanted outdoors. It may take 6-10 years before your apple tree starts to bear fruit.
Question: What kind of apples can I expect to grow?
Answer: The seeds in the Apple Tree-to-Be Kit are from Ralls Janet apples which tend to have a thin greenish-yellow skin covered with pinkish-red striping. As far as taste is concerned, the yellowish flesh of the Ralls Janet is dense, crisp, and tender with a tart-sweet balance of flavor. The Ralls Janet and Red Delicious are the parents of the popular (and delicious) Fuji variety of apples.
Question: How big will the tree grow?
Answer: That depends on many factors. However, this variety of apple tree can reach heights of 80 feet with a 20 foot spread. A little pruning can easily control the size.
Question: When should I plant my tree?
Answer: 20 years ago! OK, if you don't have a DeLorean, tomorrow is the next best choice. Detailed instructions for how to grow your own apple tree are included in the package itself.
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