('McIntosh' x 'Jersey Black') New York, 1923. Aromatic, 'McIntosh'-type dessert apple. Medium sized, dark purple-red fruit. Flesh white, firm and very high quality. Crisp texture and well-balanced flavor. Good for eating. Fruit tends to drop when ripe.
('Fameuse' x 'Detroit Red') Ontario, Canada, 1870. A well-known older apple that has a sprightly flavor and a medium storage life. Nearly solid, bright red skin. Heavy bearer. Good for eating and baking. Fruit tends to drop when ripe.
('Superb' x P. subirica L.'Mandru') 1961. Released by the University of Minnesota. Light orange color. Flavor is sweet, but with a slight acidity. Blooms 3rd week of April. Ripens before 'Sungold'. 1.75" fruit hangs on tree until ripe. Height 10-15'. 'Sungold' recommended pollinator.
('Rescue' x 'Melba') Saskatchewan, Canada, 1979. One of the earliest summer apples to ripen. Well suited to very cold regions. A natural semi-dwarf tree that is precocious and productive. Attractive color, small to medium fruit. Good cooking or eating apple. Very hardy. Keeps about 16 weeks in cold storage. Fruit must be picked before full maturity for storage or use.
1934 University of Minnesota introduction. Open-pollinated seedling of a Manchurian pear. Large, yellow-bronze fruit. Fine grained, tender and juicy. Upright and vigorous grower. Pollinator for 'Luscious'.
A late blooming apricot, ideal for higher elevations and climates prone to late spring frosts. Golden-yellow fruits have a reddish blush, and are sweet, firm and juicy. Trees bear young and heavily. Called a "sweet pit apricot" as its pit is edible and tastes of almond. Self-fruitful, however yields improve with cross-pollination.
Red - 'Burbank' x (P. salicina x 'Wolf'). A very attractive red plum with a golden blush. Released by the University of Minnesota in 1942. Sweet, juicy, yellow flesh with excellent quality. Immense sized red fruit. Good for fresh use, jam and jelly. Very hardy.
A red selection of 'Duchess of Oldenburg'. Very hardy, medium to large size red apple. Fruit is tart and juicy. Good for eating, but best for pies and sauces. Abundant fruit, annual bearer. Short storage life.
('Daniels Red Duchess' x 'Delicious' Red) University of MN, 1963. Very popular apple in Minnesota. Medium to large red apple. Flesh is juicy and crisp. Flavor is an outstanding balance of sweet and tart. Excellent for fresh eating and cooking. Good storage life. Becoming one of the most popular apples in MN.
The hardiest yellow-fleshed freestone peach available. Medium sized, roundish, yellow-fleshed peach that ripens with 'Redhaven'. Has a rather dull blush over green-yellow color. Flesh is bright yellow, rather soft and juicy. Flavor is fair. Good for fresh market in cold regions.
A sport of 'Redmax', RubyMac® colors weeks ahead of its maturity date and other 'McIntosh' strains with a bright, ruby-red blush finish on virtually the entire fruit. It delivers outstanding firmness, quality and flavor along with its beautifully vibrant color. Good for fresh eating and cooking.
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