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Pollination group:


Identification: small yellow speckled

Characteristics: The flesh is ?????????????, firm. Sweet, lemon flavoured. Keeps three months in cold storage.

Origins: Germany

Cultivation: Ready for harvest starting early in the FOURTH period.

Ploidism: Self sterile.

Notes: Lemon is often used as a synonym for Lemon Pippin. While there may be a common ancestry, this is not the same apple.

Status: apple


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Königin Sophienapfel
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, somewhat fine?grained, firm and c oderately juicy and sweet?tart. Tends to brown very slowly when expose Keeps for four months in co ...

Other names: Blanke Zoete Renet, Kirk’s Lemon Pippin, Kirkes Lemon Pippin, Lemon Pippin, Limo ...

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Type: apple

Characteristics: coarse?grained, soft. Very acidic when first harvested but mellowing to sweet?sharp and perfumed in storage. Keeps three months.

Other names: Lemaenappel

Type: crabapple

Origins: Malus x purpurea (USA)

Other names: Malus x purpurea ‘Lemoinei

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