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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Spartan

Spartan produces lots of crimson maroon apples, crunchy, sweet, easy to grow, and a delicate "vinous" flavor.
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Using


Apple tree
Spartan
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Flavor style (apples)Vinous
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple tree
Spartan
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Spartan
General resistanceAverage
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome resistance
FireblightSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
Bitter pitVery resistant
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Climate


Apple tree
Spartan
Cold hardiness (USDA)(3) -40F / -40C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple tree
Spartan
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorCrimson
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