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LOCAL HONEYCRISP APPLES

QUICK FACTS

  • explosive crunch
  • unique, juicy, honey-sweet flavor
  • 5 grams of fiber and 80 calories
  • great source of vitamin C
  • flesh and peel are packed with disease-fighting antioxidants

BRIEF HISTORY

  • modern apple variety developed in the 1960s
  • introduced to markets in the 1990s as “honeycrunch”
  • developed by the University of Minnesota
  • the variety helped revive a declining apple growing industry and brought much needed revenue to small to medium sized family-run orchards.

CHARACTERISTICS

  • Fruit Size: medium to large
  • Color: 60-90% dappled red over tallow
  • Texture: Explosively crisp; very juciy
  • Region: Preferes cooler climates
  • Bloom: mid-to late season
  • Season: 2-week optimum harvest window based on spot picking the best colored fruit; begins approximately around September 20th
  • Origin: Keepsake

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