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botanical name:
Malus domestica 'Rhode Island Greening'
Malus domestica 'Rhode Island Greening' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Orchard Apple
family:  Rosaceae
characteristics: tree
height: 8.00m
width: 8.00m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: rounded
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
fruit colour: light green
stem/bark: brown
main season: Autumn
edible symbol edible
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
description:
Cooking apple producing large, firm, tart flavoured, green-skinned fruits, often with some red tinting around the stem. May also be used for eating if harvested when fully ripe. Keeps well through winter.

cultivation:
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit from late September to November.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.

propagation:
By grafting.

other notes:
Old American variety originating about 1650 at Green’s End, Newport, Rhode Island.

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