Malus domestica / Apple - Honeycrisp
The ever-popular Honeycrisp! Sweet-tart flavor and unrivaled crisp texture. Honeycrisp's flavor and nutrition improve with proper storage. The variety demands a premium price at the market, grow your own to avoid it!
Apples are probably the most common fruit grown in our area, for good reason: Beautiful flowers that feed beneficial insects early in the season, many varieties of delicious fruits, potential for making vinegar and hard cider. Growing apple trees is a great idea, but it requires some skills and understanding. For fruit tree tips read our blog post “Tips for Growing Fruit Trees in the Hudson Valley”:
Plant two different varieties of apple trees to achieve pollination and get fruit.
Plant delivery is free within the City of Beacon. Deliveries outside the City of Beacon are by a $65/hour fee, which includes travel and placement of material.