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Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg

An old culinary variety from Russia, popular in North America, and noted for its winter hardiness.
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Using


Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Traditional cooker
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Flavor style (apples)Sharper
Cooking resultPuree
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg
General resistanceGood
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Climate


Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple tree
Duchess of Oldenburg
Country of originRussia
Period of origin1750 - 1799
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