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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Winesap

Winesap is a popular southern heirloom apple, widely grown in Virginia in the 19th century.
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Growing


Apple tree
Winesap
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple tree
Winesap
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Cooking resultTextured puree
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Winesap
General resistanceGood
FireblightSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustVery resistant
MildewVery resistant
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Climate


Apple tree
Winesap
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
Winesap
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorOrange / Red
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