The Honeycrisp apple tree, once slated to be discarded, has rapidly become a primary commercial commodity apple variety. The Honeycrisp apple is often considered superior to McIntosh and Delicious for fresh eating in taste tests and sales. The Honeycrisp apple skin is mottled red over yellow with very crisp flesh. Good keeper up to 5 months. Honeycrisp apple trees can be picky about climate conditions and soils, only achieving the level of quality when it's planted in specific growing regions. Please see below for further information on our organically grown Honeycrisp apple trees for sale.
Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date: Minnesota 1991
Disease resistance: Good
Storage: 3 months or more
Rootstock: MM 111 (semi-dwarf)
Years to Bear: 2-4 years
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Size of tree
Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2 to 3/4 inch; *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock. .
Basic idea for Pruning: Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...
Shipping Note: Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.