Ivan Apple


Ivan Apple

Malus spp. Late Summer-Early Fall. Probably Malus baccata x open-pollinated. NE Hansen intro, 1916.

If you’re a fan of snackable highly flavored dessert fruit, you will want this apple. Delicious, crisp, juicy, well-balanced sweet and tart, tangerine, floral, “honeysuckle,” a little bit astringent, sugarcane but not molasses. Flavor and texture resembles Frostbite. Small 2" roundish-oblate rusty red fruit overlaid with darker red stripes and a scattering of pinpoint white dots. Long thin stem. When Cammy and John tasted Ivan at the Geneva USDA PGRU collection in early October 2016, they became instant fans. We are very excited about this apple.

On trial now in central Maine with good results. Our fruit has been excellent. Keeps a few weeks in the fridge. Should thrive in most NY and New England locations. Z4. Maine Grown. (Semi-dwarf: 2½–5' bare-root trees)

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All apple trees require a second variety for pollination.

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