December 7, 2009
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Honeycrisp Apple

Honeycrisp Apple Malus x domestica ‘Honeycrisp’ Description & Overview Honeycrisp apple was developed by Dr. David Bedford at the University of Minnesota in 1960. After numerous trials it was released to the public in 1991. Honeycrisp was aptly named for its sweet and extremely juicy fruit that is often described […]
December 7, 2009
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Cortland Apple

Cortland Apple Malus x domestica ‘Cortland’ Description & Overview Cortland apple was developed in 1898 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NY. It is a cross of ‘McIntosh’ x ‘Ben Davis’. Cortland Apple is known for producing large sized fruits that are striped red with a […]
December 4, 2009
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Royal Gala Apple

Royal Gala Apple Malus x domestica ‘Royal Gala’ Description & Overview Royal Gala apple is a sport (mutation) of Gala apple that was selected for its darker red skin color. Like all strains of Gala, the skin is slightly striped. Gala originated in New Zealand in the early 20th century […]
May 4, 2009
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SnowSweet® Apple

SnowSweet® Apple Malus x domestica ‘Wildung’ Description & Overview SnowSweet® Apple was introduced by the University of Minnesota in 2006. The fruit ripens in early October and is noted for its sweet flavor and snow white flesh. SnowSweet® (Wildung variety) is a registered trademark of the University of Minnesota. Core […]
April 4, 2009
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Zestar!® Apple

Zestar!® Apple Malus x domestica ‘Minnewashta’ PP11,367 Description & Overview Zestar!® is a very cold hardy early ripening apple. Introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1999. The fruit ripens in early September. Outstanding quality for an early apple! Good for both fresh eating and cooking. The fruit keeps much […]
April 4, 2009
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Empire Apple

Empire Apple Malus x domestica ‘Empire’ Description & Overview Empire apple was developed by Cornell University in New York and released in 1966. Empire is a cross of ‘McIntosh’ x ‘Red Delicious’. It retains much of the flavor of McIntosh Apple but has deeper red skin color and much better […]
March 22, 2009
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Golden Delicious Apple

Golden Delicious Apple Malus x domestica ‘Golden Delicious’ Description & Overview Golden Delicious apple is a large, sweet apple with gold/green skin color. For many years it was in the top 5 apple varieties produced by volume in world apple production. It is still a popular variety in Europe although […]
March 21, 2009
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Connell Red Apple

Connell Red Apple Malus x domestica ‘Connell Red’ Description & Overview Connell Red apple is an improved sport of Fireside apple. While Fireside has a striped skin, Connell Red is a solid orange/red in color when fully ripe. The fruit can get very large and is excellent for fresh eating. […]
March 21, 2009
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Hat Trick Espalier Apple

Hat Trick Espalier Apple Malus ‘Hat Trick’ Description & Overview Hat Trick Espalier Apple is a grafted tree in espalier form. This tree is shaped into a 3-tier cordon form. The bottom cordon is the variety Honeycrisp. The middle cordon is the variety Sweet 16. The top cordon is the […]
March 19, 2009
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Liberty Apple

Liberty Apple Malus x domestica ‘Liberty’ Description & Overview Liberty Apple is a very disease resistant apple that ripens in early October. The skin color is red with a yellow background. The flesh is slightly tart. Much sought after by home apple growers as it was bred to have resistance […]
March 19, 2009
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KinderKrisp Apple

KinderKrisp Apple Malus ‘KinderKrisp’ Description & Overview KinderKrisp is a small but very crispy and sweet red apple. It ripens in late August in S.E WI and is an exceptionally good early apple. The crispiness comes from one of its parents, the famous Honeycrisp apple. While the fruit may be […]
March 19, 2009
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Jonathan Apple

Jonathan Apple Malus x domestica ‘Jonathan’ Description & Overview Jonathan Apples are usually small to medium in size and can be slightly striped in skin color or have a red color with yellow background. The flesh is slightly tart and great to eat fresh or use for cooking. The fruit […]
March 4, 2009
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McIntosh Apple

McIntosh Appple Malus x domestica ‘McIntosh’ Description & Overview McIntosh apple was discovered as a chance seedling by John McIntosh in the early 19th century. While the exact parentage is unknown, it is thought that Fameuse (snow apple) is possibly one of the parents as it has the same distinct […]
February 14, 2009
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Blushing Delight™ Urban Apple®

Blushing Delight™ Urban Apple® Malus x domestica ‘UEB 3727-4’ Description & Overview Blushing Delight™ Urban Apple® is a columnar apple that is part of the Urban Apple® series as marketed in the U.S. It was developed by the late Dr. Jaroslav Tupey of the Czech Republic. It is marketed under […]
February 13, 2009
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Tangy Green™ Urban Apple®

Tangy Green™ Urban Apple® Malus x domestica ‘AK-98’ Description & Overview Tangy Green™ Urban Apple® is a columnar apple that is part of the Urban Apple series as marketed in the U.S. It was developed by the late Dr. Jaroslav Tupey of the Czech Republic. It is marketed under a […]
February 12, 2009
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Spartan Apple

Spartan Apple Malus x domestica ‘Spartan’ Description & Overview Spartan apple is a smaller fruited apple that ripens around late September in S.E. WI. It is an old Canadian variety that was developed in the early 20th century. This variety shares many of the traits of McIntosh Apple (one of […]
February 4, 2009
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Haralson Apple

Haralson Apple Malus x domestica ‘Haralson’ Description & Overview Haralson apple was introduced in 1922 by the University of Minnesota. This variety produces large, tart apples that are very firm. They are excellent for pies and also for fresh eating for those who prefer eating hard, tart apples. Haralson apples […]
February 4, 2009
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Haralred Apple

Haralred Apple Malus x domestica ‘Lautz’ Description & Overview Haralred Apple is an improved version of Haralson Apple. The medium-large fruits are firm and tart, making Haralred Apple an excellent choice making pies. This variety holds its shape when cooked, but it’s not suitable for applesauce. The fruit ripens in […]