[NAFEX] Disease resistant apples for Minnesota(NW Greening)

tanis grif tanisgrif at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 23 11:17:52 EDT 2007


Nice link.

Does anyone grow NW Greening in z4?  How does it handle the winters, and does it
mature fruit OK?


--- dwoodard wrote:

> This is an interesting tabulation of resistance and susceptibility
> to several diseases for a number of mostly older apples grown by 
> householders in Minnesota.
> 
> I was interested to see a reminder of why Wolf River is a pretty good 
> utility apple for zone 4 even if it's a bit on the bland side in
> flavour. In my limited experience the texture is quite nice when
> grown here in the Niagara Peninsula in Agriculture Canada zone 7a,
> near the northern limit of commercial peach growing.
> 
> See
>
<http://www.extension.umn.edu/projects/yardandgarden/ygbriefs/p244apple-diseaseresistant.html>
> 
> Doug Woodard
> St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada


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