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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Rubinette

Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a perfect sweet / sharp flavour.
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Using


Apple tree
Rubinette
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingLight
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple tree
Rubinette
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourWeak growing
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


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


Apple tree
Rubinette
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Frost resistance of blossomSome resistance
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Identification


Apple tree
Rubinette
Country of originSwitzerland
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorOrange flush
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