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Honeycrisp™PP7197
Honeycrisp is a newer variety, developed at the University of Minnesota.  It is a cross between a Macoun and a Honeygold.

Fruit:
Medium sized, rounded, red fruit, with orange/yellow stripes along the apple. 

Bloom Time:
Mid April

Bloom Color:
Light pink - white

Pollination:
Diploid

Fruit Ripening Time:
Early-Mid September

Rootstocks:
EMLA 26 Dwarf Mature Height 10-12ft.
EMLA 7A Semi-Dwarf Mature Height 12-15ft.
EMLA 111 Semi-Dwarf Mature Height 18-22ft.
STANDARD Mature Height 26-30ft.

Tree Characteristics:
Honeycrisp is one of the most hardy and vigorous trees.  It can take temperatures down to -40 degrees.  Honeycrisp does need to be thinned heavily to increase the size of the apples.

Exposure:
Full sun

Comments:
Crisp, juicy, sweet. Honeycrip has excellent flavor and is most often used for fresh eating.