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Description

A fresh-eating favorite! These excellent apples keep for 4-6 months in proper storage. Deep crimson skin covers sweet, crisp, subacid yellow flesh. Tree is upright with a round canopy. Introduced circa 2004. Disease-resistant to apple scab. Ripens early to mid September. Best pollinators: GoldRush, Honeycrisp or Starkspur® Red Rome Beauty. CrimsonCrisp™ is being offered under license from Adams County Nursery, Inc. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #16622 or other patents. Co-op 39 cultivar.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Purple, Red, White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest Early-mid September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Rich, Subacid
Texture Very Crisp, Moderately Juicy, Mild Acid
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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Size & Spacing

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15' Tall X 12 - 15' Wide
Dwarf 8 - 10' Tall X 8 - 10' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Semi-Dwarf 12 - 15'
Dwarf 8 - 10'

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

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Shipping Information

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
I chose this tree because our local orchard sells this fruit and it is OUTSTANDING! Soooo crunchy and flavorful.
Cristina M G on Apr 9, 2017
It has an outstanding tart-sweet flavor, is very crisp and juicy, and keeps well.
Stacey C on Oct 16, 2016
I chose this tree because our local orchard sells this fruit and it is OUTSTANDING! Soooo crunchy and flavorful.
Cristina M G on Apr 9, 2017
Wanted an apple like the HoneyCrisp but with disease resistance and better chances of success in the south. Just bought the tree so hope it'll turn out!
Alistair H on Dec 17, 2016
It has an outstanding tart-sweet flavor, is very crisp and juicy, and keeps well.
Stacey C on Oct 16, 2016
Such a great tasting apple. I have fallen in love!
Andrea D on Oct 9, 2016
Purchased as a gift. Crimson Crisp apples are not available in our area.
Sue D on Apr 29, 2016
I wanted a low maintence apple tree, with crisp, medium sized, long-keeping fruit. I just hope it lives up to the description.
Nancy H on Apr 17, 2016
pairs with honeycrisp
Donna B on Mar 21, 2016
Wanted an apple like the HoneyCrisp but with disease resistance and better chances of success in the south. Just bought the tree so hope it'll turn out!
Alistair H on Dec 17, 2016
Such a great tasting apple. I have fallen in love!
Andrea D on Oct 9, 2016
Will this cross-pollinate with liberty, enterprise or freedom apple trees?
Molly M on Jan 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Freedom and Enterprise yes, but not Liberty.
Hello, will the crimson crisp cross pollinate with the honey crisp granny smith?
Joyce B on May 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, all three of these varieties have a similar bloom time and will all cross-pollinate one another.
Would Cortland be a suitable for pollination?
S. C on May 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, Cortland would work as a pollinator for CrimsonCrisp.

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They are growing beautifully and looking good. We are looking at buying more from the company
May 11, 2017
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