Apple (Malus) 'Minnewashta'

Zestar! Apple: Patent PP11, 367

Categories: Fruit Tree

A wonderful new apple cultivar from the University of Minnesota. At last, an early apple that is crisp and juicy.! Best known for its excellent sweet tart flavor.

More About Apple (Malus) 'Minnewashta'

  • 'State Fair' x MN Selection) University of MN, 1998
  • washed re with green specks
  • taste said to be like that of fresh cider with a bit more zip

Ripens in August/September. Requires pollinator.  Has a much longer storage life than any other early apples. Excellent for fresh eating and cooking.

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


10-20 Ft

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'Minnewashta' Characteristics


  • Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Early season

Bloom Time

  • Early season

Disease Resistance

  • fire blight resistant
  • apple scab resistant

Fruit Qualities

  • tart flavor
  • crisp
  • sweet
  • juicy

Fruiting Attributes

  • good for cooking/baking
  • good for cider
  • good for cold regions/very hardy
  • medium size
  • good for eating

Plant Size

  • Semi-dwarf (12-18')
  • Standard (18-30')