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Fruit tree comparisons



Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen

Sweet 16 is a sweet-flavored apple, with good cold hardiness.
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Growing


Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen
Picking seasonMid
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Sweeter
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen
General resistanceGood
FireblightSome resistance
ScabSome resistance
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen
Cold hardiness (USDA)(3) -40F / -40C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Sweet Sixteen
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorRed
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