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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Elstar

Elstar is an attractive apple with a well-balanced honeyed flavor.
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Growing


Apple tree
Elstar
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple tree
Elstar
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Elstar
General resistancePoor
FireblightSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Elstar
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Elstar
Country of originNetherlands
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorOrange flush
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