[nafex] Keepsake: Day length sensitive?

Tom Olenio tolenio at sentex.net
Fri Sep 29 10:59:51 EDT 2000


Naomi Ann Counides wrote:

>
> > By-the-way, Keepsake is an excellent apple when fully ripe.  I had been
> > eating it half-ripe for many years.  The half-ripe Keepsake had a grassy
> > aftertaste.  I was not impressed until we had an exceptionally warm
> > year.  That year, the Keepsake were as good as the Sweet 16.

Hi,

I was just speaking with a nursery and they placed Keepsake along with Canada
Reinette, Belle de Boskoop, and Nova Spy.  The woman indicated that Keepsake was
best a month after picking.

Regards,
Tom
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Thomas Olenio
Ontario, Canada
Hardiness Zone 6a



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