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Juicy and sweet with a slightly tart flavor

Malus Tasty Red™

Ever tasted the a red heirloom apple that knocked your socks off? Tasty Red™ is THAT good. Forget waxy, often mushy, tasteless Red Delicious® and try Tasty Red instead. It is one of the most flavorful apples we've ever tasted.

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Fruit Snacks™, Real fruit you can reach and eat.
Skinny apple trees that need minimal pruning.

It all started with an apple, but that certainly isn’t where the Fruit Snacks™ line ends.

Everyone is trying to eat healthy. These perfectly upright, dwarf & skinny apple trees make it easier for consumers to pick delicious homegrown snacks right from their backyard.  

You must plant two different apple trees to get fruits. The bees will do the rest. 

Fruit Snacks™ are perfect for small spaces; they make lovely hedges and will grow perfectly in pots. Everyone can grow some Fruit Snacks™. No harsh chemicals are required because the Fruit Snacks™ line was bred by the best apple breeders in Europe to be rust-resistant and virus free. Apples are just the beginning. Different fruits will be added in the future. 

Did you know apple trees have really pretty flowers? Beautiful flowers to feed the bees in the spring and truly tasty fruits in the fall. 

Anyone can grow Fruit Snacks™. Everyone should.

About Tasty Red™

Pink, spring flowers are followed by bright red apples with a sweet, juicy flavor that sets Tasty Red™ apart from others in the Fruit Snacks™ program. Clean and crunchy in texture, and slightly tart, they are excellent for back yard eating and baking. Tasty Red™ is a heavy producing tree whose apples usually ripen in September – adding to your fall garden and making apple pie season even more enticing. These apples can be picked for a month and due to their sub-acidic profile, they store well for later use.

Easy to grow and care for due to their size, Fruit Snacks™ columnar apples are ideal choices for small spaces. Trees grow 8-10’ tall and should be planted on 2’ centers for best results. Their cold hardiness and disease resistance make them a reliable choice for an edible privacy hedge or as accent plants in large containers. Like other apples, you will need two different varieties for pollination. Most Fruit Snacks™ apples bloom mid-season and will be good pollinizers for the others.

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Who Am I?

  • Common Name

    Tasty Red™ apple
  • Botanical Name

    Malus 'UEB 43054' PP 30847
  • Type

  • Bloom Time

    mid spring
  • Bloom Color

  • Fruit Time

  • Fruit Color

  • Fruit Flavor

    Juicy and sweet with a slightly tart flavor

Cultural Details

  • Bloom Time

    mid spring
  • Size

    8-10' tall by 2-3' wide
  • Hardiness Zone

  • Light

    Full sun
  • Soil

    Average garden soil
  • Moisture

    Moist, but well-drained.
  • Disease & Pests

    Good rust and apple scab resistance.
  • Landscape Use

    Containers, specimen, backyard orchard
  • Propagation

  • Fruit Chill Hours

    at least 500
  • Pruning

    Prune these columnar apples only to shape if needed. They really do not need pruning - they are bred for small spaces.