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Co-op 25

Synonyms: Marketed as Scarlett O'Hara.

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 size, round to short conic shape and very slightly ribbed. The skin is smooth, slightly glossy with a yellow base colour over which is a medium brownish red wash that covers 75% or more of the surface. Lenticels are barely noticeable, round and tan coloured, sometimes russetted. The stem is thin and moderate length, set in a shallow, open basin which is sometimes russeted. The surface of the apple becomes slightly waxy in storage.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, coarse-grained, firm, crisp and breaking, even after storage. Sweet and slightly tart, spicy.

Uses: An excellent eating apple.

Origins: The 14th apple developed in the cooperative breeding programme undertaken by the agricultural experiment stations of Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois Universities, Co-op 25/PRI 2712-4 is a complicated hybrid developed in 1971 by crossing PCFW 2-134 (Red Rome, Melba, Golden Delicious, Edgewood and Jonathan) with pollen from PRI 669-205 (Crandall, Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty and Malus floribunda 821 crab). Following 12 years of selection, it was released for testing in 1984.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, spreading, round-topped tree. Starts to bear fruit at three to four years but has a tendency to produce crops every other year. The fruit grows on tips as well as spurs. Clusters need to be thinned back to a single dominant fruit in order to achieve size and annual crops.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: Scarlet O’Hara is a trademark belonging to the Purdue Research.

28 weeks

Cold storage: Can be kept for up to seven months in cold storage. Improves in flavours over the first month in storage.

Vulnerabilities: Highly resistant to scab, also resistant to rust and mildew. Susceptible to blight. Moldy core can be a problem.

Harvest: In the first half of the fourth period. No pre-harvest drop and the fruit clings even when overripe.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert, Eating

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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 2
Co-op 2
Type: Dessert, Eating, Sauce

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 Prima, also known as Priestly Prima.

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: Cooking, Cider, 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 Priscilla

Co-op 5
Co-op 5
Type: Eating

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
Type: Dessert, Pie, Sauce

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, Eating

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, Eating

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
Type: Dessert, Eating

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: Culinary, Cider, Dessert, Jelly, Pie, Sauce

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 26
Co-op 26
Type: Dessert, Eating

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, Eating

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, Eating

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, Eating, Pie

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, Eating

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 ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Enterprise, often misspelled Enterprize.

Co-op 31
Co-op 31
Type: Pie

summary: The 19th apple in the PRI breeding programme, this apple is great for fresh eating as well as for pies and grows well in cooler climates.

Synonyms: Trademarked as Winecrisp

Co-op 32
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Type: Dessert, Pie, Sauce

summary: The eleventh of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) programme using Malus ...

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. Mild-flavoured, somewhat spicy. Can be rather bland when grown in marginal ...

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

Co-op 34
Co-op 34
Type:

summary: A Jonathan-style fresh-eating apple developed in the PRI breeding programme

Co?op 35
Co?op 35
Type:

characteristics: crisp, mild

Co?op 36
Type:

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

Co-op 37
Co-op 37
Type: Dessert, Eating

summary: A Golden-Delicious-style fresh-eating apple created by PRI's disease resistant apple breeding programme created in the 1970s.

Co-op 38
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Type: Cooking, Cider, Eating

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 ...

Synonyms: Goldrush, 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, Eating

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: Dessert, Eating

characteristics: The flesh is yellow, coarse-grained, crisp. Juicy to very juicy, sweet-tart, spicy.

Synonyms: Released in Europe as Primiera

Co-op 43
Co-op 43
Type: Dessert, Eating, Pie

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, Eating

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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summary: not available

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: This McIntosh-style apple is one of about 50 apple cultivars developed under the PRI (Purdue University, Rutgers University and the University of Illinois) ...

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, Juice, Pie, Sauce

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

Synonyms: Marketed as Crimson Crisp.