One of the best of the disease-resistant varieties, particularly in the Northeast. Somewhat similar to Macoun. Handsome medium-sized round-conic bluish-pinkish-red apple with crisp white flesh of very good dessert quality when dead ripe. Excellent cooking and sweet cider, too. Recommended for single-variety sweet cider.
Keeps till late fall. Begins fruit production at an early age, bearing consistent heavy annual crops. Naturally well-structured, sturdy tree is easy to care for.
Considered to be 100% scab-immune, though not resistant to insects or other lesser apple diseases. Don’t let it crop too heavily at a young age. Blooms early to midseason. Z4. Maine Grown. (Standard: 3–6' bare-root trees; semi-dwarf: 2½-5' bare-root trees; dwarf: 2–5' bare-root trees)
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