This Minnesota-bred beauty is a true winner! The Zestar!® Apple tree produces delicious fruits that ripen early in the season, in August. Expect a nice annual harvest of well-balanced, light, crisp, juicy apples. For an early bearer – fruit stores well, for up to two months in cold storage.
The Zestar!® Apple tree grows best in northern U.S., Canada, and areas with a relatively cooler climate. This apple tree has a somewhat upright form with vigorous growth in early years and attaining a spur-type habit. It is very cold-hardy and resistant to most common apple tree diseases.
Zestar!® (Minnewashta cultivar) is a registered trademark of the University of Minnesota. It Zs introduced in 1999 from a hybridization of State Fair x MN 1691.