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Priam apple


Medium range red over green-yellow. Keeps well through January.


Priam identification photos

  • Priam
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Visitor reviews

  • 16 Oct 2011  Heather Miller,  IL - ILLINOIS, United States
    AWESOME firm, crisp, fine-grained eating apple. Smaller size too, so that kids can eat it all in one sitting.

Tree register

United States

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: PRI 14-126 x Jonathan
  • Originates from: United States
  • Introduced: 1974
  • Developed by: PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Co Op)
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1845
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2003-027

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Gardening skill: Average
  • Fruit bearing: Tip-bearer
  • General disease resistance: Good
  • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Scab  - Some resistance
  • Mildew  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

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