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Snow Sweet apple

Last updated 29 May 2011.

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Current rating: 3.6 out of 5. Total votes cast: 17
 

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15 Nov 2014 
The flavor is very good, comparable to Jonagold but not quite as sweet. Texture firm, crisp, juicy. The inside is very white. The only downside is that the skin is a bit tough and/or bitter, though not nearly as much as red delicious. I prefer Jonagolds and Cameos, but this is still a very nice juicy apple; I would never turn it down.


20 Oct 2014 
Just discovered this apple at Fairfax City Farmer's Market (VA). Great flavor although a sweeter than my usual favorite (Macoun) which I have not found yet this year. Love that it is slow to brown when cut. I hope this newer variety becomes more widely available.


11 Oct 2014 
I got just one on 9 October 2014 from Gould Hill Farm in Hopkinton, NH. Compared to an "average" apple, this is big and very sweet with some contrasting acid and good if not gourmet flavor. I will definitely add this to my "reliables" list while exploring heirlooms.


28 Sep 2012 
LOVE this apple; I was amazed at how white the apple stayed after I started to eat. Nice combintation of sweet and tart. I've been eating them but will try baking this weekend


24 Sep 2012 
Delish! Me and my kids really agreed that this apple was the best in the orchard.



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Sweet with a slight tart balance and rich overtones. Firm, snow white flesh is very slow to oxidize when exposed to air. 3-inch oblate shaped fruit, 70-85% bronze-red blush over a green-yellow background.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Hybrid between Sharon and Connell Red
  • Originates from: United States
  • Introduced: 2006
  • Developed by: University of Minnesota
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1916

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The following Snow Sweet trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2012 season

  • 20th April  2012  - tree owned by Chuck in WORTHINGTON, United States

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