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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Winesap

Winesap is a popular southern heirloom apple, widely grown in Virginia in the 19th century.
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Using


Apple trees
Winesap
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Cooking
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Cooking resultTextured puree
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Winesap
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocitySlow to start bearing
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Winesap
General resistanceGood
MildewVery resistant
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
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Climate


Apple trees
Winesap
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Winesap
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorOrange / Red
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