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Tree comparisons



Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening

Rhode Island Greening is a well-regarded American heirloom variety, particularly good for cooking.
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Using


Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening
Picking seasonLate
UsesCooking
Traditional cooker
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
Flavor style (apples)Sharper
Cooking resultKeeps shape
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourVigorous
PrecocitySlow to start bearing
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening
General resistanceAverage
FireblightVery susceptible
Cedar apple rustSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Rhode Island Greening
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1650 - 1699
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