Apple (Malus) 'Va Linn'

La Crescent Apple

Categories: Fruit Tree

Fruit is striped red over yellow, with a slight blush.

Early season variety is crisp, juicy and moderately sweet. Good choice for pick-your-own orchards as they can be picked over a long period of time. Short storage life.

Interesting Notes:

Early season variety

Introduced by Van Lin Orchard, La Crescent, MN.

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


12-25 ft


8-15 ft


10-20 ft

Hardiness Zone:


Apple (Malus) 'Va Linn' Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Specimen


  • Sun Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Early Spring

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Needs well drained soil
  • Average

Bearing/Fruiting Time

  • Early season

Bloom Time

  • Mid season

Flower Color

  • Appleblossom Pink

Fruit Qualities

  • juicy
  • distinct flavor
  • crisp

Fruiting Attributes

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


  • Spreading

Plant Size

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