Large, red-striped fruit with an excellent sweet, pleasant flavor and good storage life. This is a classic apple variety that has stood the test of time. Possibly the most planted apple in Minnesota.
(Ripens late Sept to mid-October)
Frostbite™ is a unique small apple with a very sweet, intense taste. Crisp but firm texture and juicy. Extremely cold hardy, it is an excellent variety for cold, northern regions. Great for cider or cooking. Parent to 'Keepsake' and 'Sweet 16', grandparent to 'Honeycrisp'. Zone: 3-7
(Ripens in late September - early October)
Firm texture with a complex tart flavor. Good for fresh eating and cooking. Especially good pie apple. The fruit will store for 4 to 5 months. The tree is of low vigor and easily trained. Tends to be biennial bearing. Extremely hardy and fireblight resistant. This is an excellent variety for northern United States & Canada. Zone: 3-7
(Ripens in early October)
Haralson (Ripens late Sept - early Oct) A natural semi-dwarf tree that produces medium-sized red fruit. Firm texure, crisp and tart. Good dual purpose apple for both fresh earing and cooking. Especially good pie apple. One of the most popular apples in Minnesota. Often bears fruit the first year. Prone to biennial bearing. Fruit will store for up to 4-5 months. Fine hardy, winter variety. Unsuitable pollinator for Haralred®. Zone: 3-6
(Ripens in late September)
Flavor is sweet but well-balanced. Excellent storage life, up to 7 months. Has become an outstanding commercial and home orchard variety because of its explosive crispness, flavor and storage life. A recent favorite; this one will likely sell out fast!!!
(Ripens early to mid October)
Medium to large, yellow apple. Fruit is crisp, juicy and sweet. Excellent for eating as well as cooking. Medium storage life. Similar to Golden 'Delicious', but hardier. Full Sun, Zone: 4-7
(Ripens in late Sept/early Oct. - approx 2 weeks after Honeycrisp)
A University of Minnesota's developed cold hardy apple variety. A cross between 'Sharon' and 'Connell Red', SnowSweet® has a deliciously sweet, slightly tart taste. Slow to oxidize when exposed to air. 'Honeycrisp' is a good pollinator. Above average resistance to scab and fireblight.
Medium-sized red striped apple with crisp, juicy texture. Excellent sweet, unusual flavor - like cherry candy. Outstanding dessert apple. Fire blight resistant. Good success in zone 3b. Our all time favorite apple!!!
(Ripens in late August)
Introduced by the University of MN in 1998 as one of the, "first of the early apples that is crisp and juicy!" Best known for its excellent sweet tart flavor. Has a much longer storage life than other early apples. Excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Because of its crispness and storage, we prefer this one to other popular early apples.
(Ripens late Sept - early October)
Considered to be one of the hardier apples, Wodarz has an uneven shape and yellow to green skin with a pink blush. Flesh is white, firm and sweet. A vigorous apple used for eating and cooking with good storage-ability of up to three months. Somewhat tolerant to fireblight. A joint release of NDSU & the R.L. Wodarz family.
Full Sun Zone: 3-6
(Ripens late August)
Perfect kid-sized, known as the “lunchbox,” apple. Excellent for fresh eating & sauce.
(Ripens late Aug)
Pleasant nut-like flavor. Hardy, large crabapple (2" dia). Outstanding flavor and good texture for fresh eating. Medium storage life.
This decision was not made lightly & has come after careful consideration of our inventory availability and current health situation. Our hope is that we will be able to re-open in future years.
We want to express our deepest gratitude for the wonderul support throughout the years. It has been a privilege to serve you and we are deeply saddened that we are no longer able to continue to do so at the normal level at this time.