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Maiden's Blush apple

Last updated 29 May 2011.

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27 Dec 2011 
Tasted this beautiful apple at Weston's antique apple orchard in New Berlin, WI. Beautiful pale yellow with intense red blush, stood out in the orchard. Addictive taste, intensely lemony/sweet tart. I want my own.



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Cooking, dessert and cider apple, also dries well. Flat, round pale yellow-skinned fruit with crimson blush. Crisp, tender flesh with sharp acid flavor that mellows with ripening.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: New Jersey, United States
  • Introduced: 1817
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1782

Disease resistance

  • Cedar apple rust  - Some resistance

References and further reading about this variety

  • Cedar-Apple Rust  
    Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
    Rated as resistant - control only needed under high disease pressure.

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