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Douglas Wormless

Summary: This bright-red, sweet eating apple is descended from the Duchess of Oldenburg. It is cold hardy enough to survive in cooler regions where many other popular varieties might be difficult to grow.

Identification: Medium size, round. The yellow base colour is blushed bright red over half the surface and marked with scattered, light coloured lenticels. The stem is long and slender.

Origins: Stone Stone x Duchess Duchess of Oldenburg , (U.S.A.) Grown by Clarence E. Moyer at his nursery at Roseburg, Oregon USA during the mid-1900s (built by Moyer in 1921 and later became known as the Wildwood Nursery). Both the Douglas Wormless and the Buell apples were donated in 1946.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Cold storage: Keeps well.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to tent caterpillars. Resistant to scab.

Type(s): Dessert

Hardiness Zone min: 3

Hardiness Zone max: 8


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