[NAFEX] high yield apples
loneroc at mwt.net
Sun Jul 16 07:30:24 EDT 2006
I have to concur. McIntosh does well in this regard. And as with most
apples, more colour in a subvariety means less flavour. Haralred, a sport
of Haralson is an exception to the rule.
Honeycrisp also fruits very heavily and regularly for me.
Lone Rock, WI
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To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>; "Richard
MURPHY" <murphman108 at msn.com>
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Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 8:18 PM
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] high yield apples
> 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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