[nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?
jbunker at palermo.org
Mon Jun 4 08:49:16 EDT 2001
I've been meaning to reply to this email for a while. The Crimson
Beauty with which I'm familiar is a New Brunswicker X Fameuse made by
the great New Brunswick pomologist Francis Peabody Sharp in about 1866.
Its fruit is red, and its season is extremely early. It is still
popular in Aroostook County (Maine) where Sharp's influence (and trees)
were of great importance during the 19th century. For more information,
contact Daryl Hunter of NAFEX.
> It seems there are two Maiden's Blush
> 1) Maiden Blush from NJ 1817 and it is not listed a tip-bearer
> 2) Maiden's Blush from UK 1935 and it is listed as a tip-bearer.
> Similar story with Crimson Beauty
> 1) Crimson Beauty from England 1956 is listed as a tip-bearer
> 2) Crimson Beauty from Ontario is not listed as a tip-bearer
> (1) CB England may be related to Beauty of Bath which Crawford lists as a
> I don't know any of them
> Derry Walsh & Bill Chase email:wchase at interchange.ubc.ca
> Aldergrove, B. C., Canada
> phone/fax (604) 856-9316
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