[NAFEX] high yield apples

nbeaureg at student.umass.edu nbeaureg at student.umass.edu
Fri Jul 14 21:18:56 EDT 2006

macintosh nearly always has prodigios
ammounts of fruit.
i think large annual yealds helped 
popularize it with grower.
if you like it look for
the less red strains, the orchard i work for
has 80-90 year old trees, there flavor is
much better.
5near4 MA

Quoting Richard MURPHY <murphman108 at msn.com>:

> Here's a broad question;
> What is the most productive apple variety ? (lbs of fruit per tree)
>         for processing & juice
>         color doesn't matter
>         size / shape matters a little
>         aromatic, decent apple; no crabs... no sourballs
>         for zone 4
>         disease immunity nice; not essential
>         assume M7 or M111
> Cast your vote, even without rationale to support it if you like.
> This should be interesting..............
> Thanks All.
> Murph
> PS   so far I know about Melrose and York, but can't taste either; none
> around me....
> M

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