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Co-op 43

Synonyms: Marketed as Juliet

Identification: Large, round and somewhat flattened, often vaguely angular faces. The base colour is yellow green maturing to yellow which is covered 60 to 90% with light to medium red striping. Round, medium-size lenticels are lightly russeted and abundant. The moderately thick skin is smooth and waxy. The calyx is small and closed, set in a deep and wide basin which is occasionally surrounded by a knobbed crown. The thin, medium length stem is set in a medium-wide and deep basin,

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. Tends to discolour slightly when exposed to air.

Uses: Primarlily an eating apple, but also used for pies and tarts.

Origins: Developed at the University of Illinois Pomology Research Farm in Urbana, Illinois (U.S.A.) from a 1970 cross-pollination of Viking (pollen) and PRI 1018-101 (an experimental cultivar derived from Melba, Red Rome, Jonathan and Malus floribunda 821). It was the 15th variety released under the cooperative PRI breeding programme undertaken by Purdue University (Indiana), Rutgers University (New Jersey) and the University of Illinois.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, spreading tree. Bears fruit on spurs and new growth. Produces heavy annual crops, with three year old trees capable of yielding up to 20 kilograms of fruit.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

20 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to five months with no loss of flavour or texture.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to cedar apple rust, powdery mildew and fire blight. Particularly resistant to scab thanks to the Vf gene derived from the Malus floribunda 821 crab genetics in the flower parent. Prone to bitter pit.

Harvest: In the middle of the fourth period. The fruit holds well until fully ripe.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert, Eating, Pie


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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 25
Co-op 25
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: Marketed as Scarlett O'Hara.

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 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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Type:

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.