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 Post subject: Identify Mini-Apple
PostPosted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 9:47 am 

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First post :) I moved into this house about 8 months ago and have several fruit trees I would like to identify. Here is the first. This is a small tree with many small apples. White flowers, early fruit has a brightly colored red/pink core. Last season when we first moved in the apples we tried were completely pink. I assume that early fruit has the center red / pink and the color spreads as it ripens ending with a pink flesh throughout. Taste is extremely tart and dry. Very hard dense apple. I am hoping I can make use of this apple somehow... First thing first... identifying the variety! These are current pics, so they are early. I have no photos of these full size and ripe. They get about 2-3 times the size of a golf ball at the end of the season. Thanks in advance.

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 Post subject: Re: Identify Mini-Apple
PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:08 am 

Joined: Sun Nov 21, 2010 12:14 pm
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It's quite difficult to identify apples at this point in the season, better to wait until they are ripe! It does sound like it could be one of the red-fleshed varieties.

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