EXPOSURE: Full Sun
SIZE: 12-15 ft x 12-15 ft
HARDINESS: Zone 5 (-20 to -10°F)
DESCRIPTION: A medium-large, round apple with a slightly tart taste, the Rome Beauty is famed for its deep red color and excellent storage qualities. The Rome's flesh is crisp, firm and a greenish-white, and it has a thick skin. It is a good apple eaten fresh but is particularly valued for baking and in cider.