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Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse

A very hardy north country apple, known both as the Snow Apple and Fameuse, and the probable parent of McIntosh.
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Using


Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Vinous
Fruit persistenceRipens over a period
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Growing


Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse
General resistanceGood
CankerSome resistance
ScabVery susceptible
MildewVery resistant
FireblightSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Snow Apple / Fameuse
Country of originCanada
Period of origin1650 - 1699
Fruit colorCrimson
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