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Description

Rosy red, crisp, juicy and sweet. Perfect fresh or baked into pies, crisps and cobblers. Fans say it has a hint of vanilla flavor. Apples are medium-to-large and store well. Withstands subzero temperatures yet very vigorous and bears heavily. Ripens mid-September. Best pollinators: Enterprise or September Wonder™ Fuji.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Bloom Time Mid - Late
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
Texture Firm, Crisp
Years to Bear 2 - 5
Zone Range 3 - 7

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 3 - 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.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

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

Planting & Care

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Questions & Answers

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does this tree have any resistance to apple scab?
david m on Sep 22, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Sweet Sixteen is reported to be somewhat resistant to fire blight and scab, but doesn't have that official designation. Much depends upon the growing conditions, climate and rainfall during the season.

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