[nafex] tip bearing apples, espalier subjects

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue May 15 12:23:42 EDT 2001


True - the fresh quality is uninspiring, though here in the NW it will make
acceptible pies.  The production is so lousy it isn't worth it, though.  The
only people that grow it regularly, as I said, are people who want to win
"biggest apple" contests.  That's it's only use.
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>From: Ed & Pat Fackler <rocmdw at aye.net>
>To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Re: [nafex] tip bearing apples, espalier subjects
>Date: Tue, May 15, 2001, 1:10 AM
>

>  Vic:  Give it up.  PaulaRed simply isn't worth the trouble, or at its
>peak, it doesn't even make mediocre.
>
>     You wrote------------------
>
>> Spokane Beauty nf and its sports: Eve's Delight nf, Starking Giant nf, and
>> others - Strong tip bearer ... A fair number of people grow it around here
>> as it is the main variety that wins giant apple contests. (Lon Rombough,
>> Oregon)
>
>     My reponse--------
>
>     Lon-------------see above re: message to Vic.

 

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