Developed by researchers at the University of Minnesota decades ago as part of a breeding program to create winter-hardy cultivars with high fruit production. The ‘Honeycrisp’ remains a standing favorite among commercial growers and home gardeners. This is one of the best eating apples around. The fruits are sweet, firm and tart. To maximize an apple trees productivity and fruit quality, prune the tree in late winter or early spring, before new growth emerges. Home gardeners should focus on removing downward-growing branches, upward-growing interior branches, and broken or dead limbs.
Produces fresh fruit for a delicious and nutritious snack. The perfect addition to any fresh fruit tray. The fruit is good for canning, jellies and eating fresh. This selection also provides shade and large-scale beauty to landscapes.