Plymouth: 763-559-4016
Hutchinson: 320-587-4664
 

Apple Variety Guide 2013

Dundee Fact Sheets

Apple Variety Guide 2013                   Print This Sheet

Apples

FROSTBITE (Malus 'MN 447')

BLOOM: White flowers in Mid-spring
HARVEST TIME: Late September to mid-October
KEEPING ABILITY: 3-4 months in regrigerated storage
USES: Eating, desserts, dried fruit, cider
COMMENTS: Small apples with a different taste that reminds some of sugar cane or molasses - very sweet.

 

HONEYCRISP DWARF (Malus 'Honeycrisp')

BLOOM: White flowers in Mid-spring
HARVEST TIME: Mid-September
KEEPING ABILITY: Long - Up to 7 months
USES: Eating, baking, pies, and sauces
COMMENTS: Very crisp with a sweet, yet well-balanced flavor. This dwarf variety is about 45% smaller than a standard sized tree. Fruit size is not smaller.

HARALRED DWARF (Malus 'Lautz')

BLOOM: White flowers in late spring
HARVEST TIME: Early September
KEEPING ABILITY: Long
USES: Eating, baking, pies, sauces, salads
COMMENTS: Similar to Haralson, but fruit is earlier and redder. Juicy, tart, and firm. Very hardy and the apple stores well. Fireblight resistant. This dwarf variety is about 45% smaller than a standard sized tree. Fruit size is not smaller.

HARALSON DWARF (Malus 'Haralson')

BLOOM: White flowers in late spring
HARVEST TIME: Late September
KEEPING ABILITY: Long
USES: Eating, baking, pies, sauces, salads
COMMENTS: Medium sized tart fruits that are excellent for any use. Will often bear fruit the first year. Great storage apple. This dwarf variety is about 45% smaller than a standard sized tree. Fruit size is not smaller. Fireblight resistant.

ZESTAR! (Malus 'Minnewashta')

BLOOM: White flowers in early spring
HARVEST TIME: Mid to late August
KEEPING ABILITY: Medium
USES: Eating, baking, pies
COMMENTS: A 1998 U of M apple introduction. Crisp and juicy. Perfect for eating and baking. Well balanced in sugar and acid content. More sweet than tart. Nice white flesh. A very hardy tree.

SNOWSWEET DWARF (Malus 'MN#1797')

BLOOM: White flowers in late spring
HARVEST TIME: September
KEEPING ABILITY: Medium
USES: Eating, baking, pies, sauces, salad
COMMENTS: Snowsweet is a new apple from the University of Minnesota! The sweet and tart flavor is outstanding. Really crisp and juicy. Fruits are large and reddish-bronze. Flesh is very white. This dwarf variety is about 45% smaller than a standard sized tree. Fruit size is not smaller. Very hardy.

__________

Two or more apple varieties are needed for pollination and fruits. Plant near existing apple trees or plant more than one apple variety.

_________________________________________________________________________

Click Apple Variety Guide 2013 Fact Sheet for a printable version of this page.

The printable page of this Fact Sheet is a .pdf file that you can browse or print. You will need the Adobe reader to access this file. It's available free at www.adobe.com

Bookmark and Share