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Fruit tree comparison - Alkmene
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Alkmene is a mid-season apple from Germany, related to to Cox but with a more robust flavor.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Easy
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Mid
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Aromatic

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Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin Germany
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Orange / Red
Leaf colour Green