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Prairie Spy Apple Scionwood (Spring 2021)
A cold-hardy dessert and culinary apple from the University of Minnesota.
Very cold hardy, this tree is vigorous and crops reliably. The juvenile tree is upright, but it will develop a round-spreading habit in maturity. It is mildly susceptible to fireblight and scab, but resistant to cedar-apple rust.
Prairie Spy is a handsome apple that's great for fresh eating or baking, holding its form well in pies and storing well through winter. It is a large, attractive apple with yellow skin that is streaked red and speckled with pretty white lenticels. The creamy white flesh is firm and dense with an excellent, well-balanced flavor. Although its parentage is uncertain, it seems very likely that this is a Northern Spy progeny.
Prairie Spy was one of the first apples to come out of the University of Minnesota breeding program. Selected in 1923 and released in 1940, this apple was bred specifically for cold hardiness.
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Fruit Uses & Storage
Uses: fresh eating, baking, storage
Storage duration: three plus months (approximate, depending on storage conditions)
Skin color: red
Flesh color: cream
Introduced in: 1940
Introduced by: University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm
Calendar & Geography
Diseases & Pests
Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
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