Sweet Sixteen

Discovered 1973 Minnesota
Parentage Frostbite x Northern Spy
Harvest Midseason

Sweet Sixteen is a red apple with fine-textured, yellow flesh; crisp and juicy, this variety is exceptionally sweet with moderate acid and an almost vanilla or cherry-like flavor. It is an all-purpose apple that ripens early and has good storage quality.


Sweet Sixteen, an offspring of Northern Spy, was introduced in 1978 by the University of Minnesota's Horticulture Center.

This apple is grown at 1 New England orchards