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Fruit tree comparison - Snow Apple / Fameuse
Apple trees

Snow Apple / Fameuse

A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Heavy
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Ripens over a period

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 1-2 months
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Vinous

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin Canada
Period of origin 1650 - 1699
Fruit colour Crimson
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green