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Apple
Alkmene 

 

 

 

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




Identification

Alkmene




Fruit colour




Flesh colour White to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit size Medium




Fruit shape Flat-round




Using

Alkmene




Flavor Very good




Flavour style Aromatic




Ripening period Early-Mid season




Use/Keeping




Cooking result




Growing

Alkmene




Picking




Cropping




Vigour Slightly small




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




Problems Scab - Very resistant

Other

Alkmene




Country of origin Germany




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