Apple (Malus) 'Sweet 16'

Sweet 16 Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

The extreme juiciness of the coarse-grained flesh and the striking orange-yellow color, which suggest a stone fruit, are unusual and attractive.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Sweet 16'

  • crisp and juicy
  • very sweet: sugar cane or spicy cherry candy flavor
  • store 8 weeks

Sweet Sixteen's flesh, coarse-grained and dripping with juice, is a light apricot yellow. Its flavors are mild, generally sweet with a little tempering tartness.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


Height:

12-18 ft

Spread:

10-15 ft

Hardiness Zone:

4-7

Apple (Malus) 'Sweet 16' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Specimen

Exposure

  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Nature Attraction

  • Songbirds

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Average
  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Mid season

Bloom Time

  • Early-mid season

Flower Color

  • Appleblossom Pink

Fruit Qualities

  • crisp
  • sweet
  • juicy

Fruiting Attributes

  • all purpose
  • good for eating
  • stores well/good keeper

Habit

  • Upright, rounded
  • Spreading
  • Rounded

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')