[NAFEX] Roxbury Russet and Ashmead's Kernel Z6 NY
lreich at hvc.rr.com
Thu Oct 15 05:45:31 EDT 2009
Alan, glad to hear about your Hudson's, only because mine were the
same this year -- very warty with rotten spots, etc. Still, I like the
apple so much that I cut out the good spots. And hopefully next year
we'll both be back to good apples of this variety.
Lee Reich, PhD
Books by Lee Reich:
A Northeast Gardener's Year
The Pruning Book
Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden
Landscaping with Fruit
On Oct 14, 2009, at 6:29 PM, Alan Haigh wrote:
> Ginda pretty much nailed the contrast of a properly ripened
> Ashmead's K. to a Golden Russet. I would say in my experience
> Ashmead is a lot like Cox- same intense acid with all that sugar-
> too intense for some. Ashmead is just a bit grainier- but not in a
> bad way.
> Roxbury Russet is very productive here, so far I have much better
> luck with it than Golden Russet but my GRuss are young and the RRus
> is on M26 and is about 30 years old- it bears good crops every year
> and is not as attractive to CM as GRus.
> I agree with Lee that Hudson's Golden Gem is quite a good apple-
> especially if you're into low-acid. This year my crop of HGG was a
> complete disaster though, with all kinds of coddling moth damage and
> corking. Not a single apple I grow here suffered nearly as much. I
> think the rain may have diluted my low spray too much for adequate
> CM control but it was only my HGG and Korean Giant pear that
> suffered the consequences. Maybe Hudson's needs extra calcium- I
> don't know.
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