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Mr. Jack has a farm
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and on his farm
he has lots of trees
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Fruit Trees here,
Blueberries there,
and Cypress Trees
everywhere
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and on his farm
he has lots of fun
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Empire Apple | Apple Trees | Mr. Jack's Farm
  
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Mature Height:

12 - 16 feet

Mature Spread:

10 - 14 feet
Mature Form: Upright, Rounded
Growth Rate: Moderate

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Soil Moisture:

Well-Drained

Soil Type:

Loamy

Flower Color:

Pink & White
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Orange, Red, or Yellow
Bloom Time: Spring
Ripens: September
Fruit Color: Red
pH Preference: 6.0 - 6.5
Zones: 4 - 8
Pollinator Required: Yes
  
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The Empire Apple is a moderately growing fruit tree. Empire Apple is one of the most successful apple varieties introduced by Cornell’s Agricultural Experiment Station. The apples are medium sized with a red colored skin. The flesh is cream colored and juicy. Empire stores better than its parent, the McIntosh variety.
  
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Empire was first made in 1945 by Lester Anderson, a fruit nutritionist at Cornell University.

Empire is a cross between the McIntosh and Red Delicious varieties.
  
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The flowers bloom to a light colored pink or white each spring.

The foliage is green during the spring and summer. In the fall the leaves are orange, red, or yellow.
  
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