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Fruit tree comparison - Rhode Island Greening
Apple tree
Rhode Island Greening

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


Apple tree
Rhode Island Greening
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
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Using


Apple tree
Rhode Island Greening
Picking seasonLate
UsesCulinary
Traditional cooker
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


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


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


Apple tree
Rhode Island Greening
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1650 - 1699
Fruit colorGreen
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