Growing Guide: Kei Apple

Plant Type:
Tropical / Subtropical Evergreen Fruit Tree

Harvest Season:
Summer, Fall.  Generally, plants bloom in the spring and fruit ripens from August to October.

Mature Size:
Up to 30 ft tall with a spread of up to 25 ft wide but can easily be pruned to smaller sizes.

Soil & Moisture:
Drought tolerant! Rich, fertile, well-draining, sandy soil. 

Light Requirements:
Full Sun, Part Shade

No. Male and female trees are needed for pollination in order to set fruit. Plant three or more to increase the chances of having both male and female trees.

Growth Rate:
Fast, Medium

Zone Hardiness:
Outdoors 9-11 with frost protection while young (can handle light frost and temperatures down to 24 degrees once established); Patio/Greenhouse 4+

Our Kei Apple is grown from seed and capable to bear fruit within 3 years.