Standard and Dwarf ('Sharon' x 'Connell Red') Another example of the University of Minnesota's expertise in the development of cold hardy apple varieties. A cross between 'Sharon' and 'Connell Red', SnowSweet® has a deliciously sweet, slightly tart taste. Slow to oxidize when exposed to air. 'Honeycrisp' is a good pollinator. Above average resistance to scab and fire blight. Ripens mid-October.