Large, dappled red fruit with a well-balanced flavor, outstanding crispness and juiciness. Best for fresh eating and salads as the flesh is slow to brown. Fruit will easily store 7 or more months, a benefit for small commercial growers. With more than 3 million trees planted, Honeycrisp is easily the most popular U of M introduction to date.
Origin: University of Minnesota, released 1991
Parentage: Keepsake x unknown
Size & Color: Large; broken orange stripes over yellow
Flesh & Flavor: Incredibly watermelon crisp with sweet, mild, clover honey flavoring
Uses: Superb eating, all other uses as well
Keeping: Superb storability until June of the year after harvest