Have you ever noticed how many different types of apples you can buy? It's far more than your average red, green, and yellow varieties — there are striped ones and freckled ones and ones with names like "Jazz" and "Pink Lady" and "Honeycrisp." You might not give a passing thought to kaleidoscopic apples with funny names, but agricultural experts put years of their lives into their cultivation. Each of those new varieties takes more than a decade to come to — wait for it — fruition.
Eat, Pollinate, Love
Hello My Honeycrisp
University of Minnesota Apple Breeding
Written by Ashley Hamer September 21, 2017
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