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Criterion apple

Last updated 25 Jun 2013.

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Current rating: 5.0 out of 5. Total votes cast: 4
 

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25 Oct 2013 
Great tasting apple! Browns quickly when eaten fresh. The tree has been in the ground for 7 years and this is the first year I have decent apples.Lots of sooty blush and flyspec this year


14 Jan 2013 
pretty apple, excellent taste



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Larger fruit with dark red skin underlaid with stripes. Crisp pure white flesh resists browning when cut. Tart tangy flavor. Dessert quality. Excellent for eating out of hand, cooking, and cider.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: McIntosh x Ben Davis
  • Originates from: New York, United States
  • Developed by: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, NY
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1665
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1976-077

Fruit tree register

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The following Criterion trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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United States

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2009 season

  • 18th May  2009  - tree owned by Jeanne in Kalkaska, United States

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2009 season

  • 3rd week August  2009  - tree owned by Jeanne in Kalkaska, United States

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