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Baxter

Synonyms: Baxter's Red, Larue and Red Pound

Identification: Large size and oblate in shape with some ribbing on the faces and at the eye. The stalk is short and somewhat stout, set in deep, wide cavity which is usually russeted. The skin is tough with green yellow base colour over which a blushes of dark red. A blueish bloom develops over the surface as it starts to mature.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, ocassionally stained red next to the skin an somewhat firm and coarse grained though tender. Sprightly, sweet, juicy and mildly aromatic. Keeps about two months in cold storage.

Uses: A moderately good apple for eating fresh and for baking.

Origins: Found as a chance seeding in the late 1700s by ????? Larue near Brockville, Ontario (Canada). The parentage is unknown.

Cultivation: Vigorous, upright spreading and hardy tree.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Harvest: Ready for harvest late in the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Eating

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 9

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