Apple Tree-to-Be Kit

Grow your own American heirloom.

$23.99
This item has been discontinued.

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Overview

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 (what's this?): 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 

The Apple Tree-to-Be Kit comes with everything you need to grow your own apple tree, including growing medium, Ralls Janet apple seeds, a reference guide, an aluminum i.d. tag, a seedlign pot, peat water, and terra cotta saucer.
Everything you need to grow your own apple tree is included in the Apple Tree-to-Be Kit.

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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