Cosmic Crisp apple

Cosmic Crisp® (WA-38 cv.)

Imagine a large, juicy red apple that’s explosively crunchy and bursting with plenty of sweetness. Add a bit of tang. Now imagine it’s real. A dream apple so good it’s out of this world.

Baking
Charcuterie Boards
cooking
Salads
Snacking
Dark red skin scattered with bright lenticels like stars in the night sky
Season
Year-round
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Place of origin
Washington State
Parentage
Honeycrisp and Enterprise

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FAQ

How do I pick the best apple at the market?
Look for apples with shiny skin — they will be crisper and tastier than dull apples. They should feel firm when you give them a gentle squeeze, and not have any bruises or punctures.
Should I refrigerate my apples?
Yes! Your apples will stay fresh and crunchy when they’re stored at about 32°F/0°C.
How do I keep apples from turning brown?
Apples naturally oxidize (aka turn brown) after they’re sliced and exposed to air. They are still safe to eat! But don’t look or taste as fresh. You can keep the brown at bay by dipping or spraying slices with a 3:1 water and citrus mixture.
What’s the right way to wash an apple?
Rinse them under cool running water while scrubbing vigorously with your clean hands. Pay special attention to the top near the stem and the bottom near the calyx (the little dimple on the bottom).

What is a club variety?

Some Washington apples are known as "club" or "proprietary" varieties. Club varieties are patented and trademarked, and sold exclusively by specific companies.