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Apple
Ben Davis 

 

 

 

 
SummaryOnce a commercial variety in US. Large, attractive fruit. Bright red over yellow. Firm, coarse flesh. Not particularly flavorful. Winter keeper.




Identification

Ben Davis




Fruit colour




Flesh colourWhite to Greenish to Greenish Yellow




Fruit sizeMedium




Fruit shapeRound




Using

Ben Davis




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweeter




Ripening period




Use/Keeping




Cooking result




Growing

Ben Davis




Picking




Cropping




Vigour




Pollination
Gardening skill




ProblemsCedar apple rust - Some susceptibility

Other

Ben Davis




Country of origin




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