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Apple "Kerr"

Regular price $41.50 CAD
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Kerr

Delicious Canadian Apple-Crab

            [Acid-high; Sugar-medium/high; Tannin-medium]

Culinary, Cider, Jams

Juicy, Crisp

Physical Attributes:
  • Shape: Small, oblong (Large crab apple) 1.5-2”
  • Skin: Dark red
  • Flesh: Yellowish with red stains, firm and crisp
Flavour:

     Very juicy and candied flavour, though overwhelming at first but it nicely mellows after a couple weeks.

Neat History:

     A cross-pollination of Dolgo x Haralson by William Les Kerr in 1938 at the Modern Research Station of Agriculture in Manitoba, Canada that was released in 1952.

Growing Attributes:
  • Precocity (Maturity): Average
  • Vigour: Average
  • Ploidy: Diploid, self-fertile
  • Disease Tolerance: Moderate-High
  • Zone Hardiness: 3 (Map Link)
  • Pollination Group: II (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Fertile)
  • Cropping: Annual
  • Harvest: Late September (Late Crabapples)
  • Storage: 4-6 months
  • Special Care: Long bloom time. Strong, wide angled branches

 

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