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Fruit tree comparison - Blenheim Orange
Apple tree
Blenheim Orange

Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and cooking with.
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Growing


Apple tree
Blenheim Orange
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersPoor
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Using


Apple tree
Blenheim Orange
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
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Disease resistance


Apple tree
Blenheim Orange
General resistanceAverage
CankerVery resistant
ScabSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple tree
Blenheim Orange
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer maximum temperaturesCold (< 20C / 67F)
Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
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Identification


Apple tree
Blenheim Orange
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1700 - 1749
Fruit colorOrange flush
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