Empire is a cross between a McIntosh and a Red Delicious. Empire was created in Geneva, New York in 1966.
Empire’s flesh is juicy, white and has a crisp texture. Empire is a dark red apple that is very waxy.
Light pink - white
EMLA 26 Dwarf Mature
EMLA 111 Semi-Dwarf Mature Height 18-22ft.
BUD 9 Dwarf Mature Height 8-10ft.
Upright vigorous tree that is very consistent in its crop.
Empire is an excellent dessert apple and makes good cider.