Prairie Sensation is a large and very hardy apple. It’s an excellent tasting apple with a fine balance of sweet and tart. There is also a pleasant aromatic flavour with this apple. Red over green in colour with a white crisp, firm and juicy texture. Great to eat fresh and also good for pies. The apples average up to 8 to 9cm in size and ripen in middle of September. Stores well up to 4 months. There are reports in Alaska that Prairie Sensation was one of only 3 apples that showed true hardiness. The other two by the way were Prairie Sun and September Ruby. Prairie Sensation was released by the University of Saskatchewan in 2008.
Hardiness Zone: 2
Height at Maturity: 5 meters (18 feet)
Spread: 4 meters (15 feet)
Soil Preference: Well drained
Light: Full sun
Pollination: Self-sterile (Needs another apple tree nearby for best pollination)
Latin Name: Malus ‘Prairie Sensation’