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LJ-1000 Apple Variety

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LJ-1000 Apple Variety - Tree Sales in Canada
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David Bedford
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Research Center
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Explosively Crisp!

The Honeycrisp Apple, sold in Europe and other regions as the Honeycrunch® Apple, is one of the University of Minnesota's best-known apples. They are widely grown around the world. Millions have been enjoyed by people who love the well-balanced sweet-tart taste and explosively crisp, juicy texture.

The LJ-1000 variety is a redder strain of Honeycrisp that retains the original variety’s superior eating quality and storage properties. Trees of LJ-1000 are very similar in growth habit to the original Honeycrisp strain but produce attractive, more highly colored fruit with a firm texture and high sugar levels. See US PP22,244 for a full variety description.

Licensing the LJ-1000 Apple Variety for Propagation in Canada

If you would like to propagate and sell LJ-1000 apple trees in Canada, please complete the licensing process on the right side of this page.  

The original Honeycrisp apple variety is also still protected under Canadian Plant Breeders’ Rights protection (certificate number 1007) and a license for propagation in Canada is available here.