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Description

Appetizing appearance! Fruit has a white, crisp flesh that’s sweet, tasty and perfect for fresh eating. A top-pick for salads as it remains crisp and resists browning (oxidizing) long after cutting. Tree has a slightly drooping, open shape with moderate vigor. Disease-resistant to scab and fire blight. Fruit stores up to 2 months on average. Ideal for northern gardens with cool climates. University of Minnesota variety, introduced in 2006. Cold-hardy. Ripens in mid-September. Pollinator required: Choose another early or mid-blooming apple variety, like Cortland, Empire, or Starkrimson® Red Delicious. See more Recommended Pollinators below. May be covered by patent (U.S.P.P. application filed). Wildung cultivar

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest Mid-september
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet With Slight Tart Balance
Texture Fine, Firm To Crisp
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 7

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 7
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

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'

Recommended Pollinators

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best pollination.

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

Learn all about how to grow apple trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Selected this for it's bloom Group, to help with pollination of my existing Herd. Hope it's a good-eatin' apple to boot!
Christopher R on May 20, 2019
To enjoy at our up north home
MaryJo P on May 15, 2019
Selected this for it's bloom Group, to help with pollination of my existing Herd. Hope it's a good-eatin' apple to boot!
Christopher R on May 20, 2019
Crisp texture w/ taste balance of sweet & tart--I really like that in an apple.
Terri V on May 18, 2019
To enjoy at our up north home
MaryJo P on May 15, 2019
I am trying several MN apples in my somewhat northern growing region.
LARRY A on May 11, 2019
The name alone implies crispy fresh sweetness - so I am hoping from the reviews and description that it will be that and more! Thanks!
Kaye F on Apr 24, 2019
New variety, cold hardy and early harvest
Larry N on Apr 22, 2019
Absolutely Delicious! And just the same when dried!
RICHARD C on Mar 30, 2019
Cold Hardy and disease resistance
Maureen S on Feb 22, 2019
It is an old apple that nurseries do not carry anymore and there is nothing sweeter.
Jo B on Feb 19, 2019
Heard from other northern MN growers this is a hardy tree.
Nicholas S on Feb 5, 2019
Based on it's description of being good for northern gardeners, good for fresh eating and stores well up to 2 months.
Emily F on May 7, 2017
I have one now and it is a fabulous apple--bright white flesh, great flavor
JAMES B on Jun 5, 2016
I went to a class and the teacher said these apples don't turn brown when you cut them up
Gail V on Jun 5, 2016
Crisp texture w/ taste balance of sweet & tart--I really like that in an apple.
Terri V on May 18, 2019
I am trying several MN apples in my somewhat northern growing region.
LARRY A on May 11, 2019
is this a GMO apple? I wonder because it resists oxidation for a long period of time.
chris on Oct 11, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Stark Bro???s does not knowingly grow or offer genetically engineered plants or trees. Almost all of our trees are hand-grafted onto superior rootstock, which is what gives them their desirable qualities (keeping ability, tree height, disease-resistance, browning resistance, etc.).
Is SnowSweet a cross between Fameuse and HoneyCrisp?
Carrie on May 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: According to the University of MInnesota, its parents are Sharon and Connell Red.

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The SnowSweet seems to be doing very well in my garden. Still too young to product fruit.
May 25, 2019
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