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Ontario apple

Very good eating, juice and cooking apple. Medium-large fruit with green skin flushed and striped red. Flesh fine textured, very juicy, sprightly and aromatic.

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  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Wagener x Northern Spy
  • Originates from: Paris, Ontario, Canada
  • Introduced: 1820
  • Developed by: Charles Arnold
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1818
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1923-058


  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Harvest period: Very-Late season


  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS Award of Merit

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

Where to buy fresh fruit



  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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