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Similkameen Nurseries Ltd.

Apple "Chenango Strawberry"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th

Chenango Strawberry

Early American Heritage Apple

[Acid-low; Sugar-high; Tannin-low]

Fresh, Culinary, Juice, Cider

Sweet, Subacid, Aromatic

 

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Medium/Large Conical
  • Skin: Yellow-greenish skin with red stripes, smooth and tough skin
  • Flesh: White, crunchy, firm.
Flavour:

This highly aromatic apple has a fruity, strawberry characteristic to it and will fill your whole kitchen during the long harvesting window. It is surprisingly juicy and full flavoured with a hint of acidity.

Neat History:

Contentious origins of either Chenango, NY or Connecticut, but the earliest definitive recording was in c1854 at Lebanon, NY.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity: Early
  • Vigour: Moderate
  • Disease Tolerance: Poor
  • Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map link)
  • Pollination Group: III (Chart) (Diploid)
  • Cropping: Annual
  • Picking Season: July-Late August  **ripe when skin turns milky, needs some spot picking.
  • Storage: N/A 1-2 months
  • Special Care: Long-lived tree, but can be difficult to grow

 

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