Zestar are medium to large-sized, round but blocky-shaped, apples.
They have greenish-yellow skin with bright red flushes.
Inside, they have grainy, white, crisp, juicy flesh, which is slightly sweet with a hint of spice to the taste.
The fruit ripens in late August, early September in Minnesota.
The tree starts bearing while still young.
US Plant Patent #11367.
For fresh-eating, baking, sauces.
Stores for up to 7 weeks in cool areas.
Zestar Apples were developed by the University of Minnesota in Minnesota from a 1972 cross between State Fair, Connell and Goodland apples.
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