Big Woods Orchard
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first apples came off the Honeycrisp tree in 1967; but whoever ate the apple at that time,
did not see fit to release it; and the original tree was scheduled for removal, according
to Minnesota Harvest. A University of Minnesota breeder, David Bedford, saved the
variety from extinction and brought it the rest of the way to its introduction.
Thank you, David!!! Want to read more? Go to: