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Scarlett O'HaraTM apple

Last updated 19 May 2015.

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04 Sep 2016 
Excellent apple, although some say bland at picking and improves with storage, this one is great right off the tree. A little more complex than more common apples it is in the top 3 of 35 varieties we grow



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Fruit is round-conic, full blushed red, sweet and juicy. Hangs extremely well to the tree and sugars increase greatly until early October.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: PCF 2-134 x PRI 669-205 (or 669NJ5)
  • Originates from: United States
  • Introduced: 2000
  • Developed by: PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Co Op)
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1895

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999

Diseases

  • Scab  - Very resistant
  • Mildew  - Some resistance
  • Fireblight  - Very susceptible
  • Cedar apple rust  - Very resistant

Relationships to other varieties

Parents and other ancestors of this variety:

Also known as

  • Co-op 25

References and further reading about this variety

  • Scarlett O'Hara  
    Author: PRI

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