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Davey apple

Last updated 31 Dec 2013.

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Current rating: 4.0 out of 5. Total votes cast: 1
 

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14 Oct 2013 
I bought these at Lupiens last weekend, partially for the novelty. I felt they tasted more like very ripe pears than strawberries, with a crisp bite but the flesh was softer than I like.


22 Sep 2013 
I just harvested the 1st crop of Daveys from my tree here in NE Pennsylvania. They are crisp, sweet and very juicy. The fruit is an appealing red color, medium-large in size. The skin is somewhat tough. I was unable to discern the distinctive, "hint of strawberry" flavor. In fact, I would deem it to be a sweet apple, not at all aromatic.



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Highly colored, bright red, distinctly flavored, of Baldwin texture and keeping qualities. Good, brisk taste, hint of strawberry flavor, crisp and juicy.

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Seedling of McIntosh
  • Originates from: North Grafton, Massachusetts, United States
  • Introduced: 1928
  • Developed by: S. Lothrop Davenport
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1668
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1952-044

Using

  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season

Growing

  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2

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Davey apple
Davey apple


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