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Apple
Spartan 

 

 

 

 
SummaryAttractive, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, and with the characteristic delicate wine-like "vinous" flavor of the McIntosh family of apples.




Identification

Spartan




Fruit colourRed




Flesh colourWhite




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Spartan




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening period




Use/Keeping1 week




Cooking result




Growing

Spartan




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Partially self-fertile
Blossom frost-resistance
Gardening skillVery easy




ProblemsCanker - Some susceptibility
Scab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance
Bitter pit - Very resistant

Other

Spartan




Country of originCanada




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