Honeycrisp apples have a yellow-gold background generously brushed with vibrant red. Shallow dimples and yellow speckles (lenticels) are the tell-tale characteristics of this variety. An infamously tricky variety to grow, Honeycrisp earned its name with crunchiness, sweetness and juiciness that has garnered the apple a cult-like following.
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The Honeycrisp apple is a popular snacking apple, but it is also suitable for baking, sauces, or adding into salads.