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Apple
Keepsake 

 

 

 

 
SummaryUnattractive, irregularly shaped, 2.25 to 2.75 inch diameter, 90% red fruit. Fine grained, hard, very crisp, juicy light yellow flesh. Strongly aromatic flavor. Very hardy. Mellows with age. Attains peak fresh eating quality in January or February. Keeps in storage through April.




Identification

Keepsake




Fruit colourRed / Orange flush




Flesh colourWhite to Cream, pale yellow




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeShort-round-conical




Using

Keepsake




FlavorGood




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodMid-Late season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking result




Growing

Keepsake




Picking




CroppingGood




VigourSlightly large




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillVery easy




ProblemsFireblight - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance

Other

Keepsake




Country of originUnited States




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