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CrimsonCrisp® Apple Tree

(14 customer reviews)


Begins shipping mid-April.

Pollinator required to bear fruit

Begins shipping
early September

Pollinator required to bear fruit

One of the best snacking apples ever discovered.

Deeply-colored scarlet skin reveals sugar-sweet, subacid yellow flesh that will satisfy any crunch craving. Tree grows upright with a rounded canopy and is resistant to apple scab. These crisp, scrumptious apples will keep for up to 6 months in proper storage. Introduced in 2004.

Ripens early to mid-September. Pollinator required: Choose any another apple variety. CrimsonCrisp® is being offered under license from Adams County Nursery, Inc. May be covered by USPP #16,622 or other patents. Co-op 39 cultivar.


Bloom ColorRed,Purple,White
Ripens HarvestEarly-Mid September
Fruit ColorRed
Fruit SizeMedium
Soil CompositionLoamy
TasteRich, subacid
TextureVery crisp, moderately juicy, mild acid
Soil pH Level6-7
Soil MoistureWell Drained
Shade LevelFull Sun
Years to Bear2-5
Bloom PeriodMid
Hardiness Zone Range5-8

Size & Spacing

Mature Size

Semi-Dwarf  3.5 – 5.5 m tall x 3.5 – 5.5 m wide (12 – 18′ tall x 12 – 18′ wide)

Recommended Spacing

Semi-Dwarf 3.5 – 5.5 m (12 – 18′)

Ship Height

Supreme Semi-Dwarf, Bare-root Ships 1 – 1.5 m tall (4 – 5′ tall) and/or with a 15.5 mm (5/8″) trunk.
Supreme Semi-Dwarf EZ Start® Ships 0.9 – 1.2 m (3-4′) Tall with advanced root system in a 12.7×12.7×30.5 cm (5x5x12″) EZ Start® Pot.


This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant a different variety within 15 meters (50 feet) for best pollination.

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14 reviews for CrimsonCrisp® Apple Tree

  1. Don Samuelsen

    Great looking, firm, great tasting and keeps well often sells better than Honey Crisp

  2. Lee Difani

    We only had the tree for one year looks ok all our trees this year are unsure if it’s spring

  3. Kristen Glover

    They are growing beautifully and looking good. We are looking at buying more from the company


    I planted this last year but it didn’t make it till this Spring.

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