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Apple
Winesap 

 

 

 

 
SummaryOften known as Virginia Winesap, a tart small apple, and like many US heirloom varieties, keeps well in store.




Identification

Winesap




Fruit colour




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Winesap




FlavorGood




Flavour styleHoneyed / Scented




Ripening periodMid season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking resultTextured puree




Growing

Winesap




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 3
Flowers Mid season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsMildew - Very resistant
Fireblight - Some susceptibility
Cedar apple rust - Very resistant

Other

Winesap




Country of originUnited States




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