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Antonovka Kamenichka apple

A culinary apple from the Ukraine, possibly a more colored form of Antonovka.

USDA identification images for Antonovka Kamenichka

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.


    This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of: Antonovka - Possible sport

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Possibly a sport of Antonovka
    • Originates from: Chernigov, Ukraine
    • Introduced: 1889
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1949-166


    • Country of origin: Ukraine
    • Period of origin: 1850 - 1899


    • Flavour quality: Good
    • Flavour style (apples): Sharper
    • Food uses: Culinary


    • Gardening skill: Beginner
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Vigour: Vigorous
    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile

    Other qualities

    • Disease resistance: Good

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