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  • From: "Lon J. Rombough" <>
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  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Two questions
  • Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 09:28:16 -0700

Kandil Sinap is in Warren Manharts book, Apples for the 21st Century. Very
nice photo of it, too.
-Lon Rombough
>From: Don Yellman <>
>Subject: Re: [nafex] Two questions
>Date: Wed, May 31, 2000, 12:21 PM

>I can supply you with ample Kandil Sinap scionwood this winter if you want
>to go that route. (At no charge, of course.) My tree is from the old
>Grootendorst Southmeadow antique apple operation which I think is out of
>business. It produces the classic, beautiful Kandil Sinap apple. Have some
>pictures of them if I could ever get my son's scanner working to get them on
>the net. It's a pretty healthy and disease free tree. Likes to grow up
>rather than out.
>Wish I had a good, comprehensive, well-illustrated apple book too. Rgds,
>Don Yellman, Great Falls, VA
>> Does anyone know where I can buy Kandil Sinap - the apple with Turkish
>> origins with the unusual shape?
>> Is there a comprehensive book on apple cultivars (pear too, for that
>> matter) that would give summary information on the biology, history,
>> growing practices and other characteristics for each? Manhart's "Apples
>> for the 21st Century" is a good start but he only features about 50
>> prominent cultivars. Other books give some cultivar info but none is as
>> comprehensive as I'd like.
>> Thanks so much,
>> John Mosko
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