[NAFEX] Apple varities
brucedhansen at sbcglobal.net
Wed Mar 9 15:54:11 EST 2005
Have you grown Wolf River, Ark Black, Gala, Braeburn and Spitz?
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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org]On Behalf Of Charles Paradise
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 3:37 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Apple varities
wolf river - bad idea - poor soft quality - only virtue is large - a good
large apple is 20 oz pippen, avail. from worcester county horticultural
arkansas black - bad idea - keeps like rocks and about as edible.
Braeburn - why? - I wasn't aware it had quality.
Gala - great tree but sickeningly sweet - you like really sweet apples?
esop. spitz - good taste but a little dry - better apples exist like
westfield seek-no-further - why not go for the best?
Charlie Paradise Massachusetts
Lisa Almarode wrote:
> Just for fun, these are the apples scions I've got
> this year that I will attempt to graft this year; I
> could use any "that's a terrible apple" advice.
> Hardiness and length of season don't matter here, but
> ability to handle heat and sun does.
> Wolf River
> Arkasas Black
> Sops of Wine
> Winter White Pearmain
> Tomkins King
> Hudson's Golden Gem
> Wynnoche early
> Roxbury Russet
> Blenheim Orange
> Zabergau Reinette
> Esopus Spitzenberg
> Yellow Newton Pippen
> Of course I doubt they'll all make it...
> Lisa in Ashland Oregon
> USDA Z7 - Sunset Z7 - 1800' - 19" annual rainfall
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