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SnowSweet® Apple

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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 Characteristics

Mature Height: 15′
Mature Spread: 15′
Growth Rate: Moderate
Growth Form: Tree
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Site Requirements: Well drained site
Flower: White
Bloom Period: Early-mid May
Foliage: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Urban Approved: Site Specific
Fruit Notes: Excellent for use in fruit salads as the flesh is very slow to brown when cut and exposed to the air.

Suggested Uses:

We offer this variety on M7 rootstock which is semi-dwarf and free-standing.

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Wildlife Value:

Relished by deer and other small mammals.

Maintenance Tips:

Annual pruning is needed to promote better light penetration and air flow thru the canopy for best colored and flavored fruits.

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Apples are prone to many insect and disease issues. Preventative spraying or growing the fruit in bags (organic) is suggested to obtain a quality fruit crop.

Leaf Lore:

One of the parents of this apple is Connell Red. Connell Red is a sport of Fireside apple and was selected for its improved red skin color by Tom Connell at Connell Orchards near Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin.

Companion Plants:

SnowSweet® must be cross-pollinated with a crabapple or different apple variety to produce fruit.

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