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SnowSweet® apple tree

SnowSweet (copyright University of Minnesota)

SnowSweet is a crisp sweet-flavored new apple variety, with bright white flesh and crimson red skin.

Cut slices turn brown only very slowly, so this is a useful variety for salads.

SnowSweet apple trees for sale

  • 1Small 1-year bare-root tree $36.00
    Mature height: 6ft-9ft after 10 years
    G.11, G.16 rootstock
  • 2Large 1-year bare-root tree $36.00
    Mature height: 10ft-16ft after 10 years
    B.118 rootstock
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How to grow

SnowSweet is particularly recommended for growers in cooler climates of the northern US and into Canada. It is considered to be cold-hardy to zone 4a.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

Historical details

SnowSweet was developed by the University of Minnesota, the home of many cold-hardy apple varieties. It is a cross of Sharon and Connell Red and was introduced in 2006.

SnowSweet characteristics

  • Gardening skillBeginner
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Pollination group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonLate
  • UsesEating fresh
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
  • Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
  • Juice styleSweeter
  • General resistanceGood
  • FireblightSome resistance
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
  • Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Country of originUnited States
  • Period of origin2000
  • Fruit colorCrimson
  • Fruit sizeAverage