[nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?

Kathleen Meigs kmeigs at tcsn.net
Fri May 4 14:54:12 EDT 2001


Gala is certainly not a tip bearer around here. They need a lot of spur
thinning in fact.

Katy Meigs
Jolon at Last Farm
Central California
USDA Zone 8/9


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From: dwalsh/wchase <wchase at interchange.ubc.ca>
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Sent: Friday, May 04, 2001 9:16 AM
Subject: Re: [nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?


> 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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> Derry Walsh & Bill Chase  email:wchase at interchange.ubc.ca
> Aldergrove,  B. C.,  Canada
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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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