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Sam Benowitz’s Top 12 Apples

Apples are an all-American success story-each ...

Apples are an all-American success story-each of us eats more than 19 pounds of them annually.(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. Akane: Disease resistant and produces a good crop each year even when others fail.

2. Pristine: Disease resistant productive, beautiful yellow color early season.

3. Williams Pride: Scab resistant, Earliest good flavor very productive, long lived blooms, good pollenizer. Can get mildew in some situations.

4. Liberty: Disease resistant, good Mac flavor, pretty apple, rates highest on Jo Robinson’s list of most nutritious. Can overbear and be small.

5. Dayton: Big red, productive, disease resistant mid season apple.

6. Belmac: Excellent keeper, beautiful dark red, big apple, great flavor, Mac family, disease resistant.

7. Bramley: Disease resistant, big apples great cooking apple

8. Ashmeads Kernal: Somewhat disease resistant russet apple, very productive and flavorful

9. Cherry Cox: A productive Cox’s Orange flavored apple, that is disease resistant and productive.

10. Karmijn de Sonnaville: Not as disease resistant but has the finest complex flavor of all.

11. Centennial: Very productive naturally dwarfed tree with small delicious apples. Disease resistant. Perfect size apples for children.

12. Belle de Boskoop: A great keeper apple, large fruit and not too bad on disease.

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About Sam Benowitz

Raintree Nursery founder Sam Benowitz has been providing home gardeners and professional landscapers with the finest fruit cultivars in the world since 1973.

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