Inside, the flesh is greenish-yellow, firm, juicy, and slightly coarse. It has a mild, very sweet taste, with a bit of tartness.
The fruit ripens late August / early September.
The tree starts producing when quite young.
Good for cooking; okay for fresh-eating.
Does not store well.
Hazen Apples were developed by a Neal Holland at the North Dakota State University from a seedling cross between Duchess Oldenburg and Starking Delicious apples that was found on the farm of J. Erwin Lord, of Pompanoosuc, Vermont.
Introduced 1979 / 1980.