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Campfield apple

A cider apple of medium size. Skin is smooth and red, with small indistinct yellow spots and side away from the sun is typically greenish yellow. The flesh is white, firm, sweet and rich.   Form is round, flattened and somewhat sunk at the ends.


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  • Dan in Vittoria, ONTARIO

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Introduced: 1817
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1643

Using

  • Picking season: Late
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
  • Food uses: Hard cider
  • Juice style: Bittersweet (cider)

Growing

  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Bearing regularity: Regular

Climate

  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (4) -30F / -34C
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (6) -10F / -23C
  • Cold hardiness (USDA): (7) 0F / -18C
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
  • Summer average maximum temperatures: Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849
  • Fruit size: Average

Where to buy fresh fruit

United States





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