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Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree
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Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree

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Remarkable Flavor and Crunch

One of the best for fresh-off-the-tree eating, Sweet Sixteen is super sweet with a richly complex flavor—similar to vanilla with just a hint of molasses and fine bourbon. A taste treat like no other! Extra hardy and long-lived even in harsh conditions. Ripens mid Sept.

Zones: 3 - 6 (-30° F.).
Height: 22 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.

Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Standard 2-4 Ft
  • 12984
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  • $32.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Standard Deluxe
  • 12982
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  • $39.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Li'l-BIG 2-3 ft.
  • 72194
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  • $47.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Li'l-BIG Deluxe
  • 73989
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  • $57.99

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Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree Product Details

Botanical Name: Malus pumila 'Sweet Sixteen'

Height: 22 feet for standard, 6 feet for Li'l BIG.

Spacing: 20 - 30 for standard, 6 - 8 feet for Li'l BIG.

Depth: Graft 1 - 2 inches above soil.

Spread: 20 feet for standard, 4 - 6 feet for Li'l BIG.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Pollinator: Prairie Spy, Yellow Delicious, Honeycrisp.

Yield: 5 - 10 bushels at maturity for standard, 1/2 bushel for Li'l BIG.

Color: White.

Foliage: Green foliage.

Blooms: Late Spring.

Fruit: Mostly red, large, conical shaped and wonderfull complex vanilla flavor.

Form: Deciduous. Rounded.

Flower Form: Yes.

Soil Requirements: Well-drained, moist soil with good organic matter.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate. 1 - 2 feet per year.

Pruning: Prune December to February. There are normally two goals when pruning an apple tree: 1. Initially on young trees to encourage a strong, solid framework 2. On mature trees to maintain shape and encourage fruit production. The best time to prune apple trees is in late Winter or very early Spring before any new growth starts.

Comments: Red striped, conical shaped fruit. Aromatic firm, crisp, cream colored flesh. Spreading with vigorous habit. Dependable bearer. Hardy to -50 degrees F.

Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR


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2014-04-12
Awesome!!!
Reviewed By: Laurel (San Pedro, CA)
GREAT!!


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2011-08-21
One of Best
Reviewed By: Ron Trautmann (Billings, Montana)
one of best i have eaten. Gurneys is super on service and warranty.


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2009-12-14
Fantastic
Reviewed By: Terryw (Great Falls, Montana)
These are a wonderful eating apple. Not the best keepers I've ever seen, but do ok in the fridge and can and freeze well. Production has been hit and miss due to weather but this last year two trees produced 450 POUNDS of apples! Unbelievable!


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2008-02-29
Great in cold
Reviewed By: Melanie (Coleraine, minnesota)
These are great apples and to my surprise there were lots of nice big apples sweet and juice. Make great baking apples too.


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2008-02-19
Best for the North
Reviewed By: Rebecca (Thief River Falls, MN.)
These are just as sweet and crisp as any and large for the time they have to grow up here in the far north.My 3 kids start eating them way before they are truly ripe and they can't wait till next years crop.Thanks so much.


Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Standard 2-4 Ft
  • 12984
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $32.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Standard Deluxe
  • 12982
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $39.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Li'l-BIG 2-3 ft.
  • 72194
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $47.99
Sweet Sixteen Apple Tree - Li'l-BIG Deluxe
  • 73989
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 tree.
  • $57.99


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