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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
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.

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

By grafting.

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