Series: Antique Apple

Apple (Malus) 'Winsap'

Winsap Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

Gets its name from its spicy, wine-like flavor and aroma. Top quality, multi-purpose apple noted for the crisp, very juicy yellow flesh and its blend of sugar with high tartness. Winesap has deep red fruit of medium size, smaller than Stayman Winesap

More About Apple (Malus) 'Winsap'

  • Originated in New Jersey, circa 1800
  • heavy producer
  • wine-like flavor

Tart, tangy, and very firm, Winesap is primarily used for baking and cooking. Winesap apples pair well with wine and cheese. Winesap Apples store very well.

We do NOT SHIP plants. ALL Sales are in person at our garden center.


12-18 ft


8-14 ft


10-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'Winsap' Characteristics

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Mid season

Bloom Time

  • Mid season

Fruit Qualities

  • distinct flavor
  • sub acid

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cider
  • antique variety
  • good for cold regions/very hardy
  • vigorous grower
  • heavy bearer
  • small size
  • good for cooking/baking

Plant Size

  • Natural/Genetic Dwarf (8-10')
  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')