> > > > > >

Zestar Apples



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.

Cooking Tips

For fresh-eating, baking, sauces.

Storage Hints

Stores for up to 7 weeks in cool areas.

History Notes

Zestar Apples were developed by the University of Minnesota in Minnesota from a 1972 cross between State Fair, Connell and Goodland apples.

Please share this information with your friends. They may love it.


Comments

See also:

You may also like:

logo

Bon mots

"An I had but one penny in the world, thou should'st have it to buy ginger-bread."

-- William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616), Love's Labours Lost (c.1595).

Food Calendar

food-calendar-icon
A calendar tracking what happens when in the world of food.
  • food day iconSt David's Day (Today)
    St David is the patron saint of Wales. He is reputed to have had his soldiers attach leeks to their caps so they could distinguish themselves from their enemies.
  • food day iconWakefield Festival of Rhubarb (Today)
    Wakefield Festival of Rhubarb is an 8 day festival that started in 1999. It is held starting at the end of January or the beginning of February.

Myth of the Day

Myth Picture Read more >