[nafex] Sweet Sixteen Call

Bell, Richard rbell at afrs.ars.usda.gov
Fri Sep 29 09:16:11 EDT 2000


It would be interesting to do this with several other varieties as well.

Richard Bell

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> From: 	Doreen Howard[SMTP:doreenh at ticon.net]
> Reply To: 	nafex at egroups.com
> Sent: 	Thursday, September 28, 2000 9:23 PM
> To: 	nafex at egroups.com
> Subject: 	[nafex] Sweet Sixteen Call
> 
> First, I appreciate all the time everyone took to recommend good-tasting
> apples.  The variety that got the most recommendations is Sweet Sixteen.
> I
> ordered it one year from Applesource, and it wasn't as vividly flavored as
> its description touted.  Soil, climate, weather, etc. make all the
> difference, as you all have wrote.
> 
> Would it be too much to ask you growers of Sweet Sixteen to send me 2
> apples?  I figure if I get them from different climate zones and weather
> conditions, there will be marked differences in appearance and taste.
> There
> are a couple of nafex list members in So. Wisconsin and No. Illinois.  I
> propose we get together on a Saturday, taste all the Sweet Sixteen apples
> and compile an evaluation sheet on all.  This would be posted to the list
> with our comments.  Anyone up for this?
> 
> If so, email your climate zone and when Sweet Sixteen is ripe.  Also,
> anyone
> in So. Wisconsin or No. Illinois who wants to be part of the taste test
> panel, email me.  This could be fun!
> Doreen Howard
> Janesville, WI--Zone 4b
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