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CrimsonCrisp(TM) Apple

CrimsonCrisp(TM) Apple

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Malus domestica 'CrimsonCrisp™'

CrimsonCrisp™ is a new disease resistant apple variety that should go along well with other Grandpa's Nature Friendly™ varieties. The medium sized fruit is an attractive crimson red and the flesh is very crisp and firm with a tart but complex flavor. The fruit matures in the mid-season of fall.


12-16 Feet



10-15 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
1787 CrimsonCrisp(TM) Apple on Semi-Dwarf (EMLA 7) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $34.99 Add to Cart
3183 CrimsonCrisp(TM) Apple on Dwarf (Bud 9) root, 2 year Medium grade $32.99 Add to Cart
3972 CrimsonCrisp(TM) Apple on Semi-Standard (Bud 118) root, 2 Year Extra Large grade $34.99 Add to Cart

Malus domestica 'CrimsonCrisp™'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

CrimsonCrisp™ is highly resistant to apple scab which is the main fungal problem of apple production. It is moderately resistant to cedar apple rust, and somewhat resistant to powdery mildew and fire blight. It is a late bloomer, with a spreading, grower friendly habit. Easy to grow!

A Little History about CrimsonCrisp™

CrimsonCrisp™ was bred and introduced by Purdue University in Indiana, where many of our finest disease resistant apple varieties came from. Their Co-op™ series of disease resistant apple varieties are the most famous. CrimsonCrisp™ is also known as Co-op 39.

Malus domestica 'CrimsonCrisp™' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Late blooming
Disease Resistance
Mildew resistance
Russet resistance
Scab resistance
Cedar Rust Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
Very crisp
Very juicy
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Keeps well
Complex flavor
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
High dessert quality
Juice or Cider
Cooking or baking
Good for drying
Good for pies
Canning or freezing
Good for sauce