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Wagener apple

Last updated 16 Oct 2014.

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One of the best late fall varieties for dessert, sauce, cider, juice and storage. Doesn't shrivel. Medium sized, glossy green, red flushed fruit. White flesh, very crisp, juicy and tender, resembles NorthernSpy in taste.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Penn Yann, New York, United States
  • Introduced: 1790s
  • Developed by: George Wheeler
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1970
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1976-149

Identification

  • Flesh colour: White
  • Flesh colour: White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Fruit shape: Flat
  • Fruit shape: Flat-round
  • Shape features (vertical view): Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape uniformity: Pentangular, 5 sided
  • Shape uniformity: Uniform, in size and shape
  • Bultitude apple group: 4. Flushed / striped, smooth, dessert / dual-purpose
  • Russet % coverage: Low
  • Bloom qualities: Thick White when fully ripe
  • Basin russet: Gray to Brown Russet
  • Basin russet: Little, light russet
  • Basin russet: Usually Russet free

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Uses: Drying
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Aromatic
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style: Honeyed / Scented
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Flavour style: Sharp / refreshing
  • Harvest period: Late season

Growing

  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer

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Wagener identification photos from official fruit collections

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Wagener identification photos from website visitors



Fruit tree register

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2016 season

  • 16th May  2016  - tree owned by Bill in Smeeton Westerby, United Kingdom

2015 season

  • 9th May  2015  - tree owned by Bill in Smeeton Westerby, United Kingdom

2014 season

  • 31st April  2014  - tree owned by Bill in Smeeton Westerby, United Kingdom
  • April  2014  - tree owned by Martin_UK in BASINGSTOKE, United Kingdom

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2016 season

    2015 season

      2014 season

      • 4th week October  2014  - tree owned by Bill in Smeeton Westerby, United Kingdom

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