The Braeburn Apple has a sweet flavor balanced with a moderate tartness that produces a unique blend. The texture is crisp and firm and juicy. The under color is yellowish green and is shaded by a broadly red-striped color pattern.
The Braeburn was a chance seedling discovered in New Zealand. Braeburn apples are an old-fashioned sweet apple with a smooth and crisp texture. It's great for snacks and salads. It is a late season apple with a long storage life (up to 8 months). Its eating qualities make it adaptable for cooking as well as fresh use.
The Braeburn apple's sweet-tart flavor and crisp juicy flesh has contributed to its winning the Northwest Fruit Tasting for the last 4 years.
The commercial planted acreages are still small thus the market demand is increasing due to the Braeburn apple's excellent flavor and long storage life.
The Braeburn apple is an excellent choice for your home orchard.
The Braeburn apple tree grows best in Zones 4 to 8. More info on Hardiness Zones
Zone 4 -20 Degrees °F to -30 Degrees °F
Zone 8 +20 Degrees °F to +10 Degrees °F