Antique variety originates from Australia, circa So when it came time I needed a tree I thought why not!! Most nuts can be kept for several months. The skin of this apple is tough and the flesh is crisp, bright white in color and resists browning. Fertility In order to produce fruit all fruit trees must be pollinated. The GS tree arrived last year november in good shape pre-pruned we planted it and now we're waiting for it to break dormancy.
The Size of an Apple Tree and the Rate of Growth
Granny Smith - Wikipedia
Granny Smith apple trees
Spacing When planting your Granny Smith sapling, remember that a standard tree will swiftly grow to its mature height of 12 to 16 feet tall, with a width of 10 to 14 feet. Don't let this put you off triploids though - their extra chromosome often makes them bigger, more productive, and more disease-resistant. For best cooking results, pick when slightly under-ripe. This cultivar needs fewer winter chill hours and a longer season to mature the fruit, so it is favoured for the milder areas of the apple growing regions.
However, it remains firm when baked, making it a very popular cooking apple  used in pies, where it can be sweetened. However some varieties have an inherent tendency towards biennial bearing , in other words fruiting only in alternate years or fruiting heavily then lightly. Over the following years the government actively promoted the apple, leading to its widespread adoption. To preserve the exact genetic variation, grafting is the usual method of propagation and cutting is sometimes used.