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SnapDragonTM apple

Malus domestica

SnapDragon is a new crisp sweet apple, similar to Honeycrisp. It's a very pretty apple, usually a sold orange/red color.

SnapDragon was developed by Cornell University in New York, specifically for growers in New York state.

USDA identification images for SnapDragon

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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    We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet. If you have a SnapDragon tree you can register it here.


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Honeycrisp
    • Introduced: 2013
    • Developed by: Cornell University


    • Country of origin: United States
    • Period of origin: 2000


    • Picking season: Late
    • Keeping (of fruit): 3 months or more
    • Flavour quality: Very good
    • Flavour style (apples): Sweeter
    • Cropping: Heavy
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Picking month: September


    • Vigour: Weak growing
    • Precocity: Slow to start bearing
    • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Good

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.

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