Apple - 'SnowSweet' Apple Tree
Thriving in cold northern climates, 'SnowSweet' is a hardy plant that produces an abundance of delicious fruit. As a fairly new cultivar, it's mild sweet-tart, buttery flavor with rich overtones is gaining popularity for this tree. The snowy white flesh of the fruit is also ideal because it is very slow to oxidize and turn brown after cutting making it a favorite on the dinner table both fresh and as applesauce. The tree's unique open, drooping arrangement with modestly vigorous growth makes the 'SnowSweet' apple tree an appealing piece of interest in the home garden or landscape.
SnowSweet' is one of many excellent apple trees developed by the University of Minnesota and sits at a zone 4a on the USDA Hardiness map. It grows to be about 12-15 feet tall and wide at maturity making it the perfect smaller fruit tree. It requires moist, well-drained, mulched soil and full sunlight. It displays average to above average resistance to scab and above average resistance to fireblight. It requires a pollinator and could be paired with 'Cortland', 'Dolgo', 'Freedom', 'Frostbite', 'Fuji', 'Gala', 'Ginger Gold', 'Golden Delicious', 'Haralson', 'Honeycrisp', 'Jonathon', 'Keepsake', 'Lady', 'McIntocsh', 'Pixie Crunch', 'Sweet Sixteen', and 'Wealthy'.