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Apple
Alkmene 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA very attractive early Cox-style apple, slightly sharper than Cox, sometimes known as Early Windsor.




Identification

Alkmene




Fruit colour




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Alkmene




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleAromatic




Ripening periodEarly-Mid season




Use/Keeping




Cooking result




Growing

Alkmene




Picking




Cropping




VigourSlightly small




PollinationFlowering group 2
Flowers Early-Mid season
Self-fertile
Blossom frost-resistance
Gardening skill




ProblemsScab - Very resistant

Other

Alkmene




Country of originGermany




Other qualitiesAwards 


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