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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Granny Smith

Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.
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Growing


Apple tree
Granny Smith
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Apple tree
Granny Smith
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sharper
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Granny Smith
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Granny Smith
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
Chill requirementLow-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Granny Smith
Country of originAustralia
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Fruit colorGreen
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