Apple (Malus) 'MN 447'

Frostbite Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

Frostbite is a unique small apple with a very sweet, intense tatse. Crisp but firm texture and juicy. Biting into this apple is like biting into a piece of sugarcane. 

More About Apple (Malus) 'MN 447'

  • Minnesota Apple bred in 1936
  • Parent to 'Keepsake' and 'Sweet 16' , grandparent to 'Honeycrisp'

Great for cider or cooking. Intense sweet flavor. Extremely cold hardy, it is an excellent variety for cold, northern regions.

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

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'MN 447' Characteristics


  • Sun Tolerant

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Late season

Bloom Time

  • Mid-late season

Fruit Qualities

  • sweet
  • juicy
  • texture, hard/firm
  • distinct flavor
  • crisp

Fruiting Attributes

  • storage, short life
  • good for cider
  • vigorous grower
  • small size
  • all purpose
  • good for eating

Plant Size

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