Incredibly impressive massive open-vase tree with five huge spreading limbs is likely one of the oldest trees in Midcoast Maine. A young tree grafted from the original at the Maine Heritage Orchard is also growing vigorously, outpacing its neighbors. Fruit resembles Tolman Sweet in shape and color. Round yellow-green all-purpose fruit has relatively low acidity and very high SG (1.067)—a good candidate for a sweet component in cider blends.
In the endless quest for ancient apple trees, Sand Hill is a major discovery. Blooms midseason. Z4.
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