Apple tree Hani Crisp

  • Authors: American selection
  • Taste: sour-sweet
  • Aroma: easy
  • The weight of the fetus, g: 180-250
  • Full size: Large
  • Yield: High, aged 6 years – 70 t / ha
  • Start of fruiting variety: for 4 years
  • Timing of ripening: Winter
  • Removable maturity: in mid-September
  • Bleed: 6-7 months

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Among the American varieties of apple trees Khani Krisp (HoneyCrisp) stands out for its impressive abilities for fruiting and beautiful flavors of fruit qualities. In Russia, the variety appeared relatively recently, but already managed to obtain favorable assessments when used in commercial gardening.

Description of varieties

Adult trees average, reach 3-3.5 meters in height, Crohn in young seedlings of narrow-medal shape, then becomes widespread, compact. The variety demonstrates a rapid set of height, the excitability of the kidneys and the ability to the future formation has a medium. The growth rate of the trunk slows down from 5 years of wood, after that the crown shape changes.

Features, pros and cons

The variety was obtained in 1974 from crossing Macoun and HoneyGold – popular varieties of American selection apple. From parental varieties, he took the characteristic honey note in taste and aroma, in the cool climate the fruits acquire light sourness. Apples Hani Krisp are perfectly suitable for subsequent processing, preparation of dried fruit, in fresh form contain a significant amount of vitamin C and pectin. Advance can also be attributed:

  • Frost resistance to -35 degrees;

  • 6-7 months gravity;

  • large sizes of apples;

  • convenience of trimming and care;

  • crusting refreshing pulp;

  • the possibility of growing in high-dwarf gardens;

  • Commercial Growing.

The disadvantages include the appeal of fruits in some years. When violating storage rules may appear subcutaneous spottedness on apples.

Ripening and fruiting

Apple tree migratory. The first harvest is removed for 4 years, on dwarf diving at 2. The variety belongs to winter, the removable maturity of the fruit is achieved in mid-September, they are gaining consumer to 1 decade of November. By the type of fruiting mixed.

Regions growing

Variety is zoned for Western Europe and the USA. Russia has been successfully cultivated in warm regions, with a large daylight duration.


In commercial gardening, the variety demonstrates the yield of at least 70 t / ha when harvesting with six-year-old trees. Individual indicators reach 6-9 kg with a seedling of the same age.

Fruits and their taste

Hani Krisp gets a very high tasting rating – 4.6 points. Apples have a light unobtrusive aroma. Tight very juicy softness has a sour-sweet taste, a yellowish-cream shade. There is a characteristic crunch, twisting when emphasis. Peel on the fruits of medium thickness, with glitter, the main color of the yellowish-light green, there are strokes and stains, blurred blush of orange-red tone.

Apples are very large. The average maximum mass varies from 180 to 250 g.

Features of cultivation

Hani Krisp is growing well on thin and squealed soils. It is important good moisture intensity and air permeability of the soil, its fertility. Due to the scattered shape of the crown, it is recommended to pay special attention to the preservation of the distance between the trees. The optimal is the distance of 5-6 meters. Distance to buildings and buildings should remain within 3 m.

When choosing a place to give preference to well-lit. In addition, it is important to check the level of groundwater at the landing site. Well, if the depth of their occurrence will be more than 2 m. The best saplings – aged 1-2 years, well coming up, with a healthy root system.

For the landing of the Hani Krisp variety, they choose early autumn or late spring, in seedlings with an open root system should not occur. For young trees with ZKS, in containers, any convenient time to carry into the ground. Pits are pretty large, diameter up to 1 m, about 50 cm deep. It is necessary to prepare them in advance, from autumn for spring or from summer to landing in October, mixing garden land with a rewind cowboy, wood, superphosphate and sulfate potassium.

Apple tree Hani Krisp need forming trimming. Usually the kroon is formed by the Yarus scheme. The following year after planting the main trunk in the spring, before the start of the sludge, shocked. In the future, 1/3 of the skeletal branches are removed annually. The remaining branches are cut into the ring, so as not to create multiple competition by the central conductor.

And also annually, in the fall or spring, clearing the crown from thickening it elements, dried and dead escapes. When growing on dwarf inventions, this process proceeds without significant effort from gardener. Thickening the crown must be avoided, because it prevents its ventilation, provokes infection with mushroom diseases. And also in the spring period you need to thoroughly break the trunk with a solution of negated lime to protect against insect pests.


Khani Krisp does not apply to samopidal varieties, pollinated by insects. To increase yields, the landing is recommended next to the apple trees Golden Deliashes, Idared and others that coincide in the timing of flowering – from the end of April to mid-May, depending on the climatic zone. The distance between cross-pollinated trees should not be more than 50 m.


Since the preparation of fertilizer holes are laid with a reserve, their new portion will need a young tree only for 2 years of cultivation of Hani Krisp. In the spring traditionally used stimulants for a set of green mass. Fit organic fertilizers rich in nitrogen. Before the start of flowering, when buds of buds appear, as well as after it, plants give a comprehensive feeding.

Upon completion of harvesting, it is necessary to make a potassium and phosphoric fertilizer root. They will help to lay floral kidneys for the next year. And Khany Krisp is very sensitive to the content of calcium in the ground. It is important to make chalk or lime to it annually, add eggshell to mulch. In the precinct period, the plant will be useful to resist the soil with the addition of humus.

Diseases and pests

The variety was originally shown with good resistance to illness and pests. This allows you to significantly alleviate its cultivation in difficult climatic conditions. Apple tree resistance to brishe and mildew high, the risks of infection are unlikely.

Review reviews

In the USA and Europe, the Apple tree variety Hani Krisp is known very well, but for Russia he is still new. The experience of cultivation of apple trees among Russian dacifics is minimal. Despite this, the reviews about the grade look very positive. It is mentioned that the first apples of many gardeners can be obtained for 2 years after planting trees, and the taste of the collected fruit leads to delight and children, and adults. It is indicated that wintering in the Russian conditions, the grade transfers well, without requiring shelter.

Among the disadvantages of apple trees, Khoney Krisp owners indicate in the reviews a tendency to thicken the crown, it needs to be reversed, especially in the early years. Upon abundance, apples on branches have to be carefully referred to the harvest. If you lose the moment, the fruits will simply fall, when stored will begin to deteriorate. And not everyone is satisfied with the density of the pulp – when it is superior, it has to make an effort.

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