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Summary One of the best McIntosh-style apples, with a good sweet vinous flavor, and easy to grow.




Identification

Empire




Fruit colour Red




Flesh colour White to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit size Small




Fruit shape Round




Using

Empire




Flavour Good




Flavour style Sharp / refreshing




Ripening period Mid-Late season




Use/Keeping




Cooking result




Growing

Empire




Picking




Cropping




Vigour Average growth




Pollination Flowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Partially self-fertile
Gardening skill Sharp / refreshing




Problems Scab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

Empire




Country of origin United States




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