[nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?

Lon J. Rombough lonrom at hevanet.com
Fri May 4 13:35:03 EDT 2001


Another strong tip bearer is Spokane Beauty and it's sports, Eve's Delight,
Starking Giant, and others.  A fair number of people grow it around here as
it is the main variety that wins giant apple contests.
-Lon Rombough
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>From: "dwalsh/wchase" <wchase at interchange.ubc.ca>
>To: <nafex at yahoogroups.com>
>Subject: Re: [nafex] tip bearing apple varieties?
>Date: Fri, May 4, 2001, 9:16 AM
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>As far as I can understand, most apple trees are spur-bearing.  Quite a few are
>both tip-bearing and spur-bearing (Jonagold).  Only a small % , I think less than
>1%, are strictly tip-bearers
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>The most commonly planted tip-bearer in south coastal BC is Northern Spy.
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>Crawford's Directory, lists Cortland, Barnack Beauty, Crimson Beauty, Filippa,
>Golden Russet, Maiden's Blush, Red Beauty of Bath, and Winston as tip-bearers.
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>I've also heard or read that Fuji and Gala are tip-bearers.
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>Derry
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>Derry Walsh & Bill Chase  email:wchase at interchange.ubc.ca
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>: Don Yellman said about Cortland and other tip bearers
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>: Don, or all, are there other cultivars that come to mind as tending to tip
>: bearing?
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>: Nell
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