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Chenango Strawberry Apple on G.210 (Spring 2022)


An early season, strawberry-scented heirloom with a very long harvest season. Also known as Sherwood's Favorite, Frank, Buckley, Early Sugar Loaf, Jackson Apple, Smyrna, Strawberry.

A medium-vigor tree with an upright-spreading to roundish habit, Chenango Strawberry needs to be pruned and thinned diligently to maintain annual bearing. It is somewhat susceptible to fireblight.

If you are wondering what that delicious, delicate aroma is, it might be a bowl of Chenango Strawberry apples. These large, tapered fruits have a unique and distinctive strawberry scent. Perfect for the home garden, they have an extremely long harvest period. In Old Southern Apples, Calhoun reports a harvest of Chenango Strawberry lasting from July 20 to September 17! The fruit is blushed red over a pale yellow background with meltingly tender, aromatic flesh. This apple has almost no keeping quality, and its tender flesh also rules it out for commercial production, but it remains a favorite for home orchards.

First described in 1854, it is unclear whether Chenango Strawberry was first propagated in New York or Connecticut. Some sources report that it was first planted by a man named Frank, and that it was also known by that name.

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A medium-vigor tree with an upright-spreading to roundish habit, Chenango Strawberry needs to be pruned and thinned diligently to maintain annual bearing. It is somewhat susceptible to fireblight.

If you are wondering what that delicious, delicate aroma is, it might be a bowl of Chenango Strawberry apples. These large, tapered fruits have a unique and distinctive strawberry scent. Perfect for the home garden, they have an extremely long harvest period. In Old Southern Apples, Calhoun reports a harvest of Chenango Strawberry lasting from July 20 to September 17! The fruit is blushed red over a pale yellow background with meltingly tender, aromatic flesh. This apple has almost no keeping quality, and its tender flesh also rules it out for commercial production, but it remains a favorite for home orchards.

First described in 1854, it is unclear whether Chenango Strawberry was first propagated in New York or Connecticut. Some sources report that it was first planted by a man named Frank, and that it was also known by that name.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cold-Hardy, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: off-white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: New York / Connecticut
Introduced in: 1854
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Aug 25 (approximate, in New York State) 21 days before McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.210 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 12'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Fireblight: Susceptible

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 4
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Semi-Dwarf (40% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Chenango Strawberry Apple on G.210. 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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Winecrisp™ Apple on G.202 2022 158
Pink Lady® Cripps Pink CV. Apple on G.935 2022 100
Winecrisp™ Apple on G.210 2022 69
Honeycrisp Apple on G.202 2022 67
Stoke Red Apple on G.969 2022 53
Enterprise Apple on G.202 2022 49
Sansa Apple on G.210 2022 48

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