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Apple
Beacon 

 

 

 

 
SummaryBeacon is a bright red early-season apple with a soft flesh, noted for its cold hardiness.




Identification

Beacon




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colour




Fruit size




Fruit shape




Using

Beacon




FlavorAverage




Flavour styleSharper




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping1 week




Cooking result




Growing

Beacon




Picking




Cropping




VigourSlightly large




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillVery easy




ProblemsFireblight - Very susceptible
Cedar apple rust - Some susceptibility

Other

Beacon




Country of originUnited States




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