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  • From: "Bell, Richard" <>
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  • Subject: RE: [nafex] Sweet Sixteen Call
  • Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2000 09:16:11 -0400

It would be interesting to do this with several other varieties as well.

Richard Bell

> ----------
> From: Doreen Howard[]
> Reply To:
> Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2000 9:23 PM
> To:
> Subject: [nafex] Sweet Sixteen Call
> First, I appreciate all the time everyone took to recommend good-tasting
> apples. The variety that got the most recommendations is Sweet Sixteen.
> I
> ordered it one year from Applesource, and it wasn't as vividly flavored as
> its description touted. Soil, climate, weather, etc. make all the
> difference, as you all have wrote.
> Would it be too much to ask you growers of Sweet Sixteen to send me 2
> apples? I figure if I get them from different climate zones and weather
> conditions, there will be marked differences in appearance and taste.
> There
> are a couple of nafex list members in So. Wisconsin and No. Illinois. I
> propose we get together on a Saturday, taste all the Sweet Sixteen apples
> and compile an evaluation sheet on all. This would be posted to the list
> with our comments. Anyone up for this?
> If so, email your climate zone and when Sweet Sixteen is ripe. Also,
> anyone
> in So. Wisconsin or No. Illinois who wants to be part of the taste test
> panel, email me. This could be fun!
> Doreen Howard
> Janesville, WI--Zone 4b

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