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Fruit tree comparisons


Fruit tree comparison - Melrose
Apple tree
Melrose

Melrose is a Jonathan-style apple, with a sweet flavor and good storage life.
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Growing


Apple tree
Melrose
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
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Using


Apple tree
Melrose
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Keeping (of fruit)3 months or more
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Melrose
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
CankerSome susceptibility
ScabSome susceptibility
Cedar apple rustSome resistance
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple tree
Melrose
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 4 (-34C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Chill requirementHigh-chill
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Identification


Apple tree
Melrose
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorRed - dark
Flesh colourCream
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