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by tigerbaby
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Good varieties for selling?
Replies: 3
Views: 2119

Re: Good varieties for selling?

Hi, Rich. What varieties to plant will depend largely on where you are...if you're in a colder zone, you probably wouldn't want to rely on Granny Smith or Pink Lady, since they don't tolerate cold weather as well as, say, Manitoba Spy. My recommendation would be to plant a couple of varieties that y...
by tigerbaby
Fri Sep 29, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: red fleshed apple
Replies: 7
Views: 4003

Re: red fleshed apple

I'd love to make a batch of cider like that...
Do you know what variety they use? Ill actually be in MI this weekend for a cousin's wedding...may have to check it out, if I'm close.
by tigerbaby
Wed May 24, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Apples, Cider and Variety and Other Fruit Questions
Topic: Irish Peach
Replies: 0
Views: 1734

Irish Peach

Does anyone know where I can find hardiness information for the Irish Peach apple tree? It sounds like an interesting variety, but I'm not sure it would survive winters here in northern WI (USDA zone 4).

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-kurt
by tigerbaby
Wed May 10, 2017 11:33 am
Forum: Fruit Trees and Orchard Maintenance
Topic: What kind of apple trees should i invest in?
Replies: 2
Views: 2184

Re: What kind of apple trees should i invest in?

I would disagree that IdaRed has a bad taste. It isn't my favorite, but I wouldn't call it bad. :) Golden Russet is a really nice one that I would think do well for you. Fameuse (Snow Apple), Northern Spy, Northwest Greening, and Cortland should also be hardy enough for Ontario. (I'm guessing you're...