Apple (Malus) 'Winecrisp'

Winecrisp Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

A new, late-ripening apple named WineCrisp™ has a very crisp, firm texture, with a wine-red color. It has an excellent mix of sugar and acid and a very pleasant flavor.


More About Apple (Malus) 'Winecrisp'

  • The original cross in the breeding process was done at Rutgers in 1989.
  • breed for it resistance to apple scab ... carries the Vf gene for scab resistance

A late season crop, it will store up to 9 months in cold storage. 

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) 'Winecrisp' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • 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

  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Early-mid season

Disease Resistance

  • very disease resistant/doesn't require spraying
  • fire blight resistant
  • apple scab resistant
  • cedar-apple rust resistant

Flower Color

  • Appleblossom Pink

Fruit Qualities

  • crisp
  • sweet
  • juicy

Fruiting Attributes

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

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Rounded
  • Upright, rounded

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')