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Shamrock apple


Medium size fruit is very similar in appearance to Granny Smith. Flesh is creamy light green and has a coarse texture with a sprightly flavor similar to McIntosh.


Shamrock identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 04 Sep 2012  Jane,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada
    The Shamrock is the most productive and tastiest apple I have grown here on Vancouver Island - a crisp tart apple for eating, much like a Granny Smith. Also great for baking and dried (with the skin on).

Tree register

United States

  • in Castleton, NY

Canada

Spring blossom records for this variety

2012 season

  • 10th May  2012  - tree owned by John in Madeira Park, Canada

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Harvest records for this variety

2012 season

  • 1st week October  2012  - tree owned by John in Madeira Park, Canada

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Spur McIntosh x Spur Golden Delicious
  • Originates from: Summerland, BC, Canada
  • Introduced: 1992
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1903
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1999-031


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