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Apple
Granny Smith 

 

 

 

 
SummaryThe most instantly-recognised of all apples, and perhaps Australia's most famous export.




Identification

Granny Smith




Fruit colourGreen




Flesh colourWhite to Greenish to Greenish Yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeShort-round-conical




Using

Granny Smith




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSharper




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking resultKeeps shape




Growing

Granny Smith




Picking




CroppingHeavy




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-fertile
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Some susceptibility
Mildew - Some susceptibility
Fireblight - Some susceptibility
Woolly aphid - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

Granny Smith




Country of originAustralia




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