Sweet Sixteen Apple
Sweet Sixteen Apple is a sweet, juicy, crisp apple with rosy red skin. Showy, fragrant white blooms emerge in spring. The Sweet Sixteen produces an abundant crop of medium to large apples. Its juicy, yellow flesh has a sweet, unusual sugar cane or spicy cherry candy flavor. Great for fresh eating or desserts. The fruit stores well for 5 to 8 weeks. A great all purpose apple! Ripens early fall. Pollinate with Enterprise or September Wonder™ Fuji.
Malus pumila ‘Sweet Sixteen’ will grow best in Full Sun. It will grow 16-20′ tall with a spread of 13-18′. Plant in zones 4 to 7.
Care & Shipping Notes
Grows best in fertile, loamy soil that is moist and well drained. Will not tolerate heavy clay. Good apple scab and fire blight resistance. Cedar apple rust and powdery mildew may cause some problems. Chemical spraying may be necessary to control pests. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.