[NAFEX] Honeycrisp vs Arkansas Black
jmichaelnave at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 25 01:54:40 EDT 2007
Someone was selling it at a farmers market in Spokane
a few years ago. I didn't get it, but now I wish I had
tried it. I've never seen it anywhere else.
--- "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com> wrote:
> Garfield Shults's "Coconut Crunch". Extremely
> solid, long keeping
> apple with the texture of a big chunk of coconut.
> But from what
> Garfield says, they need all kinds of calcium or
> they rot or go spongy
> in a hurry. He showed me CC fruit that was still
> very solid and decent
> eating even after the next year's crop had been
> -Lon Rombough
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> On Oct 24, 2007, at 10:32 PM, Michael Nave wrote:
> What were the hardest?
> --- "Lon J. Rombough" <lonrom at hevanet.com> wrote:
> > Arkansas Black is crisp? That's like saying
> > is firm. The
> > Arkansas Black I've had were the second hardest
> > apples I've ever had.
> > You could break a tooth on one that hadn't been in
> > storage for several
> > months, at least.
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