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Co-op 38

Synonyms: Goldrush, GoldRush, Delisdor

Identification: Medium size, round shape. Thin base colour is greenish tending to yellow and even saffron when fully ripe with a bronzed-orange blush on the sun-exposed side when grown in warmer climates. The apple has a somewhat rough feel to it as a result of russet patches and the lenticels are russeted. The skin is thin and does not develop a waxy feel.

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 that emerge only after about a month in storage. It resists browning when exposed to air.

Uses: Cooking and eating. Also used for making cider.

Origins: Developed under the name Co-op 38 by the cooperative apple breeding program at the Universities of Purdue/Rutgers/Illinois (U.S.A.) in the 1980s in an effort to create a disease-free cultivar. A cross between the Golden Delicious and Co-op 17 (an experimental variety crossed with Winesap ) bred for resistance to most diseases. The cross was made in 1972 at Urbana, Illinois and the resulting seedling was planted in 1973 at the Purdue Horticulture Research Farm in West Lafayette, Indiana. Introduced in 1994 as GoldRush and patented by PRI.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright spreading. Bears fruit on spurs and on limbs. It needs to be aggressively thinned about a month after petal fall to reach its prescribed size an to ensure annual crops. Tolerates Hardiness Zones 4 to 9.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: There is also a Goldrush listed as a mutation of Golden Delicious.

24 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to six months. Flavours improve with storage.

Vulnerabilities: Susceptible to cedar apple rust and powdery mildew. Highly resistant to scab. Slightly susceptible to brown rot.

Harvest: Requires a long growing season and is ready for harvest starting in the middle of fifth period. Fruit tends to hang even after fully ripe.

Harvest period: 5

Hardiness Zone min: 4

Hardiness Zone max: 9

Status: dual

Pollination group: E


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Cappy
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 2
Co-op 2
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 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: 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
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 ...

Synonyms: Marketed as Enterprise, often misspelled 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: 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: 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 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

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: 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.