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Co-op 2

Synonyms: Marketed as Prima, also known as Priestly Prima.

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda 821 to develop apple varieties that are genetically resistant to scab.

Identification: Medium tending to large and round to round conic, often irregular shape and angular sides. The skin is smooth and waxy, medium tough and thick. The base colour is greenish yellow maturing to yellow, washed bright red over 60 to 80% of the surface and lightly striped. Lenticels are small to medium in size. The calyx is medium size and closed set in a deep and narrow basin which is surrounded by a knobbed crown. The stem is short and stout set in a medium wide, shallow and russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, medium fine-grained, crisp and breaking when first harvested, becoming softer in storage. Sweet, juicy and somewhat spicy, with some tartness and rich in flavour.

Uses: Excellent and refreshing fresh eating apple, but it is also acclaimed for its apple sauce.

Origins: Developed as the first of of the PRI breeding initiative jointly undertaken by the Universities of Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois (U.S.A.) in a programme to create an array of scab-resistant varieties. The Co-op 2 is a cross of PRI14-510 (the seed parent carrying scab resistant properties from Malus floribunda 821, plus the genetics of Golden Delicious and Rome Beauty) and NJ 123249 (the pollen parent, which is itself is derived from Melba, Wealthy, Starr and Red Rome). The first seeds from this cross were planted in 1958 at the Illinois Experiment Station in Urbana, Illinois (U.S.A.) and it first fruited in 1963. Subsequent selections narrowed down the choices and the variety was released in 1970.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright spreading tree. Productive. The biennial tendency can be managed by thinning at fruit set. In the shaded inner canopy, the colouring of the fruit is often inadequate. Sensitive to cold and suffers from winter injury.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: While this is an early ripening Jonathan-style apple with excellent scab resistance thanks to the Malus floribunda genetics, its short storage life makes it an apple best suited to farmgate and farmer’s market sales. Very prone to cold damage in winter.

3 weeks

Cold storage: The fruit is sensitive to cold and loses its firmness after three weeks in cold storage.

Vulnerabilities: Highly resistant to scab and somewhat to mildew. Somewhat susceptible to fire blight and resistant to cedar apple rust and somewhat to blight. Sometimes suffers from bitter pit.

Harvest: Starting early in the fourth period and ripens over a span of three to four weeks. Fruit ripens unevenly on the tree requiring several pickings, but hangs well even after maturity.

Harvest period: 4

Status: dessert

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 10

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Cappy
Type: apple

Summary: from botner list

Co-op 1
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 3
Co-op 3
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 4
Co-op 4
Type: dual

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Priscilla

Co-op 5
Co-op 5
Type: dual

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Sir Prize.

Co-op 6
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 7
Co-op 7
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 8
Co-op 8
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 12
Co-op 12
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 13
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh is light cream coloured, firm, medium grained, firm, crisp and juicy. Mild flavour and acidity.

Synonyms: Marketed as Redfree

Co-op 14
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 15
Co-op 15
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 16
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 17
Co-op 17
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 18
Co-op 18
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 19
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 20
Co-op 20
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 21
Co-op 21
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Dayton.

Co-op 22
Co-op 22
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Introduced as Jonafree

Co-op 23
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Williams' Pride

Co-op 24
Co-op 24
Type: dessert

Summary: One of some 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 25
Co-op 25
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Scarlett O'Hara.

Co-op 26
Co-op 26
Type: dessert

Summary: One of over 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 27
Co-op 27
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 28
Co-op 28
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 29
Co-op 29
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Sundance and sometimes called Sundancer.

Co-op 30
Co-op 30
Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is pale yellow to cream in colour, medium-grained, firm, crisp and juicy. Sprightly and spicy. The apple tends to be a bit on the tart side when first pi ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Enterprise, Enterprize

Co?op 31
Co?op 31
Type: apple

Characteristics: firm, crisp. Sweet?tart with a spicy flavour.

Synonyms: Winecrisp

Co-op 32
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Synonyms: Pristine, Pristinel

Co-op 33
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish white, crisp, breaking. Fine-grained. Juicy and sweet-tart. Full-flavoured, spicy. Attains its best flavour profile after one month in storag ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Pixie Crunch. Not to be confused with the Pixie apple.

Co?op 34
Co?op 34
Type: apple

Characteristics: Crisp and breaking

Synonyms: ??????????????

Co?op 35
Co?op 35
Type: apple

Characteristics: crisp, mild

Co?op 36
Type: apple

Origins: PRI, cooperative introduction from the State Universities in Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois, USA

Co?op 37
Co?op 37
Type: apple

Characteristics: Crisp, melting.full flavoured, rich and complex.

Co-op 38
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Type: dual

Characteristics: Flesh is pale cream in colour, coarse-grained, but firm, breaking and crisp. Rather tart, but with a high sugar content. Rich, spicy flavour with complexities t ...

Synonyms: GoldRush, Delisdor

Co-op 40
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Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 41
Co-op 41
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co?op 42
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Type: apple

Origins: PRI, cooperative introduction from the State Universities in Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois, USA

Synonyms: Released in Europe as Primiera

Co-op 43
Co-op 43
Type: dessert

Characteristics: The flesh colour varies from white to light straw. Very fine textured, crisp, crunchy, breaking and juicy. Juicy, sweet and slightly tart with a honeyed aroma. ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Juliet

Co-op 44
Co-op 44
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Gu pe
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Type: cider

Origins: Quelques communes au nord de Dinan

Coppy
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Type: perry
Co-op 9
Co-op 9
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 10
Co-op 10
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 11
Co-op 11
Type: dessert

Summary: One of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus floribunda ...

Co-op 39
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Type: dessert

Characteristics: Flesh is yellowish cream, extremely crisp, juicy, somewhat tart and distinctly spicy.

Synonyms: Marketed as Crimson Crisp.