Zestar is a mostly red over yellow apple with a good, sweet-tart flavor.
Excellent quality dessert apple. Above-average storage life.
University of Minnesota release. This crisp apple is a favorite summer apple.
Most summer apples are soft, not crisp, but Zestar Apples snap nicely when you bite them.
Average disease resistance. Is not a vigorous tree and provides a reliable, annual crop.
Good cold-hardiness, but does not like hot summers. Prefers temps under 85 F.