[nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?

victoria l. caron vicaron at gis.net
Fri May 4 09:11:10 EDT 2001


You can add Paula Red to that list of tip bearers. It's growth habit is so willowy I call it the 'Tree form Hell' when it comes to pruning. I now am
trying summer pruning to try to control it a bit. There is another golden apple whose habit is almost identical with PR. I'll look it up and add it
later.
Vic zone 3 NH

dwalsh/wchase wrote:

> As far as I can understand, most apple trees are spur-bearing.  Quite a few are
> both tip-bearing and spur-bearing (Jonagold).  Only a small % , I think less than
> 1%, are strictly tip-bearers
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> The most commonly planted tip-bearer in south coastal BC is Northern Spy.
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> Crawford's Directory, lists Cortland, Barnack Beauty, Crimson Beauty, Filippa,
> Golden Russet, Maiden's Blush, Red Beauty of Bath, and Winston as tip-bearers.
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> I've also heard or read that Fuji and Gala are tip-bearers.
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> Derry
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> : Don Yellman said about Cortland and other tip bearers
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> : Don, or all, are there other cultivars that come to mind as tending to tip
> : bearing?
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> : Nell
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