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Coconut Crunch apple


A crisp, hard, winter apple which has a strong resemblance to Northern Spy, one of its parents.


Coconut Crunch identification photos from official fruit collections

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Idaho, United States
  • Introduced: 1982
  • Developed by: Garfield Shults
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4448

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red / Orange flush
  • Flesh colour: White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Fruit size: Large

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Average
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more

Growing

  • Cropping: Light
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Large
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999

Climate

  • Chilling: High chill

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Fireblight  - Very susceptible


Where to buy fresh fruit

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