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Apple
Honeycrisp 

 

 

 

 
SummarySometimes marketed as Honey Crisp or Honeycrunch, this is a crisp, and predominantly sweet, modern variety from the USA. It was developed by the University of Minnesota specifically for growers in cold climates, and is one of the most cold-hardy of apple varieties.




Identification

Honeycrisp




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeShort-round-conical




Using

Honeycrisp




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening period




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking result




Growing

Honeycrisp




Picking




Cropping




VigourWeak growing




PollinationFlowering group 4
Self-sterile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsScab - Very resistant
Mildew - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some susceptibility
Bitter pit - Some susceptibility

Other

Honeycrisp




Country of originUnited States




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