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Eden® apple

Developed in Canada in the 1970s and introduced around 2006 under the trade name Eden, the flesh of this variety does not turn brown when cut. Not to be confused with the English variety called Eden which was introduced in the 1950s.

USDA identification images for Eden

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.

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    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: Linda x Jonamac
    • Introduced: 1971
    • Developed by: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    Using

    • Picking season: Late
    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 2-3 weeks
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweeter
    • Food uses: Eating fresh
    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Food uses: Dual purpose
    • Food uses: Juice
    • Food uses: Drying
    • Cooking result: Puree
    • Discoloration of fruit: No discoloration (Good for drying)
    • Juice style: Sweeter

    Growing

    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 2 A few days earlier than McIntosh.
    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Growth habit: Upright-spreading / Vase

    Climate

    • Cold-hardiness: Cold-hardy
    • Cold hardiness (USDA): (5) -20F / -29C
    • 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: Canada
    • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999
    • Fruit size: Average
    • Fruit colour: Red / Green

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