Just How Large is a Standard Tree Anyway?Ted Swensen
When reading the descriptions of dwarf,
semi-dwarf, dwarfing rootstocks, you come across statements like
this, "produces a tree 50-60% of a standard." Nice! Do you know how
large a standard tree is? Most of us do not know. So, 50-60% of what?
The following information will partially answer the question.
Practically answer because different seeds are used to produce the
standard tree, variety differences, soil fertility, and climate play a
role in determining tree height. This is not perfect but at least you
will know (plus or minus 10%) what the height will be.
Height and Width of Selected, Unpruned, Standard Trees (in feet)