Experts and BHG readers answer.
Apple tree or vine?
We are growing a granny smith apple seed in a pot and it is about 5 feet tall now. But instead of looking like a tree it looks more like a vine. What is it? and when and where should we plant it in the yard?
Granny Smith definitely is a variety of apple tree, and should grow treelike. One started from seed won't have all of the same qualities as the parent tree, but it should still be treelike in nature. If the plant is growing more like a vine, it's likely that something else has sprouted in the container. From the brief description given it's impossible to determine what the other plant might be.