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Fruit tree comparison - Black Oxford
Apple trees

Black Oxford

A good quality hardy traditional New England apple which keeps well.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Light
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 4
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season? Late
Use / keeping? 3 months or more
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1750 - 1799
Fruit colour Crimson
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green