Minnesota's Apple Family Tree

These fruit variations were developed by the University of Minnesota apple breeding program and released in the indicated year.

1868: Wealthy

1922: Haralson

1936: Beacon

1940: Prairie Spy

1943: Fireside/Connell Red

1946: Chestnut Crabapple

1957: Centennial Crabapple

1964: Regent

1966: Honeygold

1970: Red Baron

1977: State Fair

1977: Sweet Sixteen

1978: Keepsake

1991: Honeycrisp

1996: Zestar

2006: SnowSweet

2007: SweeTango

2008: Frostbite

2014: MN55 (not yet named)