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Apple tree
Lady (Api)

A small highly flavored variety from France, where it is known as Api. Thought to be very old.
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Using


Apple tree
Lady (Api)
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
Hard cider
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Fruit persistencePersistent
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Growing


Apple tree
Lady (Api)
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourSlightly small
PrecocitySlow to start bearing
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Lady (Api)
General resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Lady (Api)
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Lady (Api)
Country of originFrance
Period of origin1600 - 1649
Fruit colorOrange / Red
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