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Apple
Chieftain 

 

 

 

 
SummaryFruits are medium in size, round, and bright red. Flesh firm, juicy, white. Flavor subacid, milder than Jonathan but more sprightly than Delicious. Dual purpose, high quality. Keeps well.




Identification

Chieftain




Fruit colour




Flesh colour




Fruit size




Fruit shape




Using

Chieftain




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping1-2 months




Cooking result




Growing

Chieftain




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillAverage




ProblemsScab - Some resistance
Fireblight - Some resistance

Other

Chieftain




Country of originUnited States




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