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CrimsonCrisp™ Apple on MM.106 (Spring 2021)


An excellent, scab-immune dessert apple. Also known as Co-op 39.

CrimsonCrisp™ is field immune to scab but mildly susceptible to cedar-apple rust, fireblight, and mildew. It is an upright tree with a rounded canopy.

The fruit is medium sized, slightly flat, blushed a deep pinkish red over yellow. The flesh is yellowish, coarse grained, and crisply breaking. The flavor is superior; it is honeyed and aromatic with notes of caramel. CrimsonCrisp™ has a long harvest season–about a month–and it holds well to the tree. It is an outstanding dessert apple that stores well and is firm enough to please most bakers.

The original seedling was derived from a cross between two breeding selections (chosen for scab resistance) made in 1971 by the Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Universities. Its parentage includes Rome Beauty, Jonathan, and Golden Delicious.

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CrimsonCrisp™ is field immune to scab but mildly susceptible to cedar-apple rust, fireblight, and mildew. It is an upright tree with a rounded canopy.

The fruit is medium sized, slightly flat, blushed a deep pinkish red over yellow. The flesh is yellowish, coarse grained, and crisply breaking. The flavor is superior; it is honeyed and aromatic with notes of caramel. CrimsonCrisp™ has a long harvest season–about a month–and it holds well to the tree. It is an outstanding dessert apple that stores well and is firm enough to please most bakers.

The original seedling was derived from a cross between two breeding selections (chosen for scab resistance) made in 1971 by the Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Universities. Its parentage includes Rome Beauty, Jonathan, and Golden Delicious.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Disease-Resistant, Hot-Climate

Fruit Uses & Storage

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

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: yellow

Fruit Origins

Parentage: PCFW2-134 x PRI 669-205
Origin: West Lafayette, Indiana
Introduced in: 2006
Introduced by: Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Universities

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 8
Chill hours: 900
Ripening date: Sep 15 (approximate, in New York State) + 0 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: MM.106 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (70% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 18'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Immune
Powdery Mildew: Susceptible
Fireblight: Susceptible
Cedar-Apple Rust: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (70% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of CrimsonCrisp™ Apple on MM.106. 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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Robert's Crab Apple on B.118 2021 0
MN1980 Apple on B.118 2021 0
SnowSweet® Apple on B.118 2021 0
Golden Russet Apple on B.118 2021 0
Franklin Apple on B.118 2021 0
Somerset Redstreak Apple on MM.111 2021 0

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