WineCrisp™ was selected by and is being offered under license from the University of Illinois. It is a late season apple, harvesting two weeks after Delicious. The fruit is medium to large in size and colors to a deep purple-red with a "scarfy" finish. Flesh is very firm, juicy and crisp and exhibits a pleasantly sweet-tart, spicy flavor.
WineCrisp™ has performed very well in hot, dry conditions and is ideal for southern growing districts. This variety boasts great storage life, keeping six to eight months in regular cold storage. Tree is moderately vigorous and spreading. Aggressive thinning is recommended to avoid biennial bearing.
Bloom: Mid Season
Maturity Date: October 12
Fruit Color: Deep Red