[NAFEX] Disease resistant apples for Minnesota
ossoeo at verizon.net
Mon Apr 23 16:40:02 EDT 2007
Yes, an interesting tabulation from umn with a table that listed
Honeycrisp as being resistant to fireblight, which brought to mind this
'05 post, also from MN:
> I have fourteen varieties of apple and Honeycrisp is the first to
> fireblight and it does it frequently.
> Jim Fruth
> Brambleberry Farm
> Pequot Lakes, MN
Any other growers of Honeycrisp have similar experience?
Gouldsboro, ME Zone 5
On Apr 22, 2007, at 6:40 PM, dwoodard at becon.org wrote:
> This is an interesting tabulation of resistance and susceptibility
> to several diseases for a number of mostly older apples grown by
> householders in Minnesota.
> I was interested to see a reminder of why Wolf River is a pretty good
> utility apple for zone 4 even if it's a bit on the bland side in
> flavour. In my limited experience the texture is quite nice when
> grown here in the Niagara Peninsula in Agriculture Canada zone 7a,
> near the northern limit of commercial peach growing.
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
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