Malus ‘Prairie Sensation’
Exposure: Full Sun
Mature Size: 16′ high x 13′ wide
Flower Color: White flowers
Fruit ripening time: Mid August – Mid September
Fruit Color & Size: Red blush on yellowish-green. 3″ wide
Pollination: Requires another apple within 500′ for cross-pollination
Taste: Firm, tender, crisp, and juicy
Description: Released by the University of Saskatchewan in 2008, Prairie Sensation is a hardy Canadian apple tree producing large, crisp, and juicy, red blush on yellow-green apples. Great for cooking, eating fresh, and storing. Fruit can be stored for up to three months. A must-have for the urban orchard!
Ornamental Features: Showy clusters of lightly-scented white flowers followed by red blushed yellow-green fruit from mid-August to mid-September. Foliage is forest green throughout the season turning yellow in the fall.
Landscape Attributes: Deciduous tree with a round, upright habit of growth. Best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed.