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Granny Smith 




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


Granny Smith

Fruit colourGreen

Flesh colourWhite to Greenish to Greenish Yellow

Fruit sizeMedium

Fruit shapeShort-round-conical


Granny Smith

FlavorVery good

Flavour styleSharper

Ripening periodMid season

Use/Keeping3 months or more

Cooking resultKeeps shape


Granny Smith



VigourAverage growth

PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Gardening skill

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


Granny Smith

Country of originAustralia

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