Buy your apples from the birthplace of the Honeycrisp! Each year we offer a wide selection of apples for sale at the AppleHouse. Look for the University of Minnesota’s newest introduction, First Kiss, as well as other delicious apples, including SweeTango, Zestar!, Honeycrisp, Haralson, Honeygold, Snowsweet and many others. The selection changes throughout the harvest, so call the apple hotline (612-301-3487) to see what varieties are available. Shoppers will also find a wide variety of pumpkins, squash and gourds grown at the Arboretum that come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes.
New this year, North Star Donuts will serve hot, mini apple cider donuts and apple cider slushies from their Donut Truck every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, starting right after Labor Day.
Shoppers can also expect new safety measures in place this year, including:
- Facemasks are required inside the AppleHouse and all other buildings at the Arb.
- No cash will be accepted. Purchases may be made with credit or debit cards, gift cards or check only.
- Limiting the number of people in the building at one time. Please remain at least six feet away from other shoppers.
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🍎 Fall is here! 🍂🍁 The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s AppleHouse has opened for the season, selling University of Minnesota-bred apples (Zestar!, SweeTango and First Kiss, among others) along with apple pie, apple crisp and caramel apples. On Wednesday-Sunday now through October (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.), you can enjoy apple cider doughnuts from North Star Donuts. And on Saturdays in September, the Peace Coffee truck will be parked outside, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tag a friend you want to go with! Tap the link in our bio to see AppleHouse's daily hours and other visiting information in the article by our Rick Nelson. 📸: Photo by Dave Hansen. @mn_arb #appleseason #mnarboretum #homeofthehoneycrisp.