We have a wide selection of apple trees for sale for deer here at Blue Hill Wildlife Nursery. What is a standard apple? I consider a standard size apple being a tree producing a fruit greater than 2”. There are more than 7,500 apple tree varieties being propagated today. This makes for many choices to be made, when buying apple trees to plant for wildlife. Because, no two apple varieties are the same. A large number of that 7,500 will take a lot of effort to be productive and some will not. The varieties of apple trees for sale listed below all do well when planting apple trees for deer for deer or any other wildlife.
Planting the wrong apple trees for deer will be over whelming! Because of the effort it will take to actually have a productive orchard. The apple trees for sale at Blue Hill Wildlife Nursery are on the other side of the spectrum and will take a lot less effort than your typical apple tree. I have chosen to propagate these varieties for these reasons. Being productive, having a good taste and resistant to common apple tree diseases. This makes these varieties the best apple trees for deer when planting for wildlife. I also suggest you take a look at the Crabapple trees that we have available when looking for an amazing food source for the white tailed deer
Standard or semi dwarf rootstock will be your option on our bareroot apple trees for sale. B-118 which is a semi-dwarf clonal rootstock. This will grow a tree about 18′ high or 85% to the size of a standard apple tree. Standard rootstock will produce a tree 22’+ and grows well in areas that apple trees are generally planted for wildlife.
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