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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Black Oxford

A good quality hardy traditional New England apple which keeps well.
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Using


Apple trees
Black Oxford
Picking season Late
Uses Eating fresh
Cooking
Juice
Cropping Light
Keeping (of fruit) 3 months or more
Flavour quality Very good
Flavour style (apples) Sweet/Sharp
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Growing


Apple trees
Black Oxford
Gardening skill Average
Self-fertility Not self-fertile
Pollination group 4
Pollinating others Average
Ploidy Diploid
Vigour Average vigour
Fruit bearing Spur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Black Oxford
Disease resistance Good
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Climate


Apple trees
Black Oxford
Cold hardiness (USDA) (3) -40F / -40C
(4) -30F / -34C
(5) -20F / -29C
(6) -10F / -23C
(7) 0F / -18C
(8) 10F / -12C
(9) 20F / -7C
(10) 30F / -1C
Summer average maximum temperatures Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Black Oxford
Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Crimson
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