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Northfield Beauty Apple Scionwood (Spring 2024)


A cold-hardy, all-purpose heirloom apple.

This spreading, upright heirloom is scab resistant and very cold hardy. It crops heavily and will require thinning to maintain annual production.

Ripening late August, Northfield Beauty produces large, asymetrical apples with a complex, tart flavor. The skin is red over yellow and the flesh is white and fine grained. The fruit hangs well on the tree. Northfield Beauty is an excellent apple both for baking, sauces, and fresh eating.

This apple originated in Northfield, Vermont in the 1800's. It was promoted by the famous pomologist Albert Etter as one of his favorite apples.

Volume Pricing

Premiums are included in the following prices if applicable. These prices are for regular scion. Add $1 for clean scion.

Quantity Northfield Beauty Apple Scion
1 $12.00
2-5 $7.00
6-10 $6.00
11-99 $5.00
100+ $4.00

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$13.00 ea.

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Clean vs. Regular

Our clean scion is harvested from trees grown on G.16, which is extremely sensitive to viruses. These trees would not have survived if the scion contained viruses. Our clean wood has not been lab tested. Regular = may contain one of the common latent viruses; this is not usually a problem and can be used with most rootstocks.

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This spreading, upright heirloom is scab resistant and very cold hardy. It crops heavily and will require thinning to maintain annual production.

Ripening late August, Northfield Beauty produces large, asymetrical apples with a complex, tart flavor. The skin is red over yellow and the flesh is white and fine grained. The fruit hangs well on the tree. Northfield Beauty is an excellent apple both for baking, sauces, and fresh eating.

This apple originated in Northfield, Vermont in the 1800's. It was promoted by the famous pomologist Albert Etter as one of his favorite apples.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Disease-Resistant, Cold-Hardy

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking, sauce
Storage duration: one to three months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: possibly Siberian Crabapple x Hubbardston
Origin: Vermont
Introduced in: 1800's
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 3 - 8
Chill hours: 800
Ripening date: Sep 01 (approximate, in New York State) 14 days before McIntosh

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group:
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Northfield Beauty Apple. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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