Organic Grown Trees & Plants:

Sweet Sixteen Apple

  • Zone: 4, success in 3
  • Taste: Sweet
  • Texture: Crisp
  • Bloom Time: Mid
  • Harvest Time: Mid
  • Size: Prune to desired height
  • Uses: Fresh eating, desserts, cider

(MN447 x Northern Spy) University of MN, 1978. Medium-sized red striped apple with crisp, juicy texture. Excellent sweet, unusual flavor -- like cherry candy. Outstanding dessert apple. Fire blight resistant. Can be slow to come into bearing better on dwarf rootstock. Some have said that it is like a fine Kentucky bourbon, but I can assure you it doesn't burn going down. Northern Spy and Malinda are in this varieties lineage to give its great hardiness.

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