Snow Sweet Apple
Flavor: Most Outstanding feature! Sweet with a slight tart balance and rich overtones.
Texture: Fine. Firm to crisp.
Features: Flesh is very slow to oxidize when exposed to air. High fruit quality and cold hardiness.
Region: Zone 4a hardy, USDA Plant Hardiness Zone map. Appears comparable to Haralson and Honeycrisp. Grows best in northern U.S., Canada and areas with a relatively cooler climate.
Growth Habit: Somewhat pendant (drooping) and open.
Ripening Season: Late, approximately 2 weeks after Honeycrisp.
Fruit Shape: Oblate (wider than tall) Fruit Size: 2.8 to 3.1 inches (7.1-7.9 cm) Not many over-sized or small, unripe fruit. Color: 70-85% bronze-red blush.
Fruit Adherence: Good.
Scab Response: Average to above average. resistance.
Fire Blight Response: Above average resistance.
Storage Life: 1-1/2 to 2 months in common storage (34-37°F).
Culinary Use: Excellent for fresh eating, snack trays, salads, sauces.
The SnowSweet® Apple is sweet with a slight tart balance and rich overtones.