[NAFEX] Early Apples
lucky.pittman at murraystate.edu
Sat Sep 6 15:03:49 EDT 2003
At 05:57 AM 9/6/2003 -0500, you wrote:
>If you are in the north, Centennial crab makes a great slow growing,
>excellent tasting, crisp disease free apple for early to mid-August. If
>you're south it would turn mushy too fast. Here in Wisconsin it ripens over
>several weeks and is the first really crisp apple of the year.
Centennnial is a tasty little apple-crab here in southern KY, but ripens in
early to mid July in my orchard - and you have to pick it as soon as it
starts to show any amount of red blushing, or it does indeed, become mealy
and tasteless pretty quickly.
USDA Zone 6
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