SCIENTIFIC NAME: Malus 'Honeycrisp'
COMMON NAME: Apple
GARDEN SIZE: Dwarf 8-10 ft by 8-10 ft, or Semi-Dwarf 10-15 ft. x 10-15 ft, or Standard 20-25 ft by 20-25 ft
USDA ZONE: 5-8
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Loamy & well drained soil
HABIT (FORM): Deciduous, Semi-dwarf
BLOOM TIME: Midseason (Spring)
HARVEST TIME: October
FRUIT: Red striping over greenish-yellow groundcolor; Crisp, sub-acid, sweet
POLLINATION: Not Self-fertile. Pollinizers include Granny Smith, Fuji, Red Delicious and other Mid-Season bloomers
CARE: Prune when dormant. Watersprouts can be removed in June/July; Pre-Bloom Spray- dormant oils as well as fungicides for scab, rusts, mildews and other diseases, plus insecticides for early season insect control; Bloom Sprays-Fireblight on apples require special sprays during blossom. Bees are essential for good pollination; DO NOT apply insecticides at this time to protect them.
USES: Good for fresh eating and drying