Collet Apple is delicious firm and juicy apple that has high disease resistance. They are great to eat fresh and use in baking. Their size average around 6-8cm and have a nice balance of a sweet and tart flavour. Timing is key when harvesting the apple as they get their sweetest taste after a frost or two. It ripens around mid September and typically store for around 3 months. The Collet apple tree was discovered by Albert Collet and Sister Alice from Notre-Dame-de Lourdes in Manitoba. Selected from a chance seedling of over 300 apple seeds from the Morden Research Centre.
This is apple is can receive winter injury some years in zone 3. Try planting in sheltered location. As previously mentioned it has best taste results when harvested after a frost or two.
Hardiness Zone: 3b
Height at Maturity: 20 feet
Spread: 16 feet
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus ‘Collet’