Honeycrisp Apple

Malus domestica 'Honeycrisp'

Description:
A cross between Macoun and Honeygold apples, this apple is extremely juicy and crisp. This tree has sterile pollen and thus needs another apple to pollinate it.

Power Line Approved: Yes

Min. street tree planting width:No planting along a street – must be planted in a yard space.

Mature Height: 15-20 feet

Mature Spread: 15-20 feet

Tree Shape: Rounded

Where to Plant:
Must be planted in a yard space; fruit trees are not allowed as street trees in Seattle.

Leaves:
Green above and paler, white pubescent below.

Flowers:
Fragrant white flowers in spring.

Fruit:
Explosively juicy.

Preferred Site Conditions:
Full sun. Moist but well drained soil.

Potential Problems:
Moderately resistant to apple scab and fireblight. Heat intolerant. Wood can be brittle.

Minimum Planting Distances:

  • 15 feet from house or building
  • 3 ½ feet back from the face of the curb
  • 5 feet from underground utility lines
  • 10 feet from power poles
  • 7 ½ feet from driveways (10 feet recommended)
  • 20 feet from street lights and other existing trees
  • 30 feet from street intersections

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