Lee 17 is another great apple bred by the late Lloyd Lee of Barrhead, Alberta. Lloyd had grown thousands of apples from seed at his experimental orchard and Lee 17 is known as one of his best. Fruit is sweet, tart and juicy and can grow to a large size, sometimes pushing over 10 cm in diameter. It's a very good apple for fresh eating, juicing and using for pies. Ripens early September and keeps for 2 months in cold storage.
Hardiness Zone: 2
Height at Maturity: 5 meters (18 feet)
Spread: 4 meters (15 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus 'Lee 17'