Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 16′ high x 13′ wide
Flower Color: White flowers with pink shell overtones
Fruit ripening time: Mid – Late September
Fruit Color & Size: Red with golden base. 2.5″ wide
Pollination: Requires another apple within 500′ for cross-pollination
Taste: Crisp, sweet, and juicy
Description: Introduced by the University of Minnesota in 1991. Prized home orchard choice. An exceedingly crisp hardy red apple with a sweet and juicy flavor, and good storage qualities. will store for more than 6 months in cool, dark conditions. Produces large red round apples with creamy white flesh which are usually ready for picking from early to mid fall. The perfect combination of accent and fruiting tree.
Ornamental Features: Showy clusters of lightly-scented white flowers with shell pink overtones along the branches in mid spring, which emerge from distinctive pink flower buds. It has forest green foliage throughout the season. The pointy leaves turn yellow in fall.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a more or less rounded form. Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.