The Northern Spy Apple is a variety of apple native to the northern East Coast of the United States and parts of Michigan and Ontario and is very popular in upstate New York. It is a large greenish-yellow apple with red striping but will become more red with more ripening. The white flesh is juicy, crisp and mildly sweet with a rich, aromatic sub-acidic flavor. The fruit is also noted for its high vitamin C content. It’s characteristic flavor is more tart than most popular varieties, and its flesh is harder/crunchier than most, with a thin skin. Harvest in late October to early November. Requires 1000 chill hours and grows well in Zones 3-7.
Grows in zones: 3 - 7.