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Teorica Apple on G.11 (Spring 2021)


A traditional sharp cider apple from Spain.

Teorica is a low vigor tree. Although precocious, it does not crop heavily. It is very susceptible to scab, but somewhat resistant to powdery mildew. The bloom time is mid-late and the ripening time is mid October in NY state. Teorica has a tendency to biennialism, and it is a cider apple; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

This is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple, approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias. The fruit is a medium-sized, dark red apple with white flesh that is stained red near the skin. It yields a sharp juice (pH ~ 3.1; TA ~ 9.6 g/L; tannins ~ 1.0 g/L).

Spanish cider apples have not yet been widely tested in the United States, but the native climate of these apples should be taken into consideration. Asturias enjoys abundant year-round rainfall, mild summers, and temperate winters. Costal winter temperatures are typically in the 50s and summer temperatures are in the 70s.

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Teorica is a low vigor tree. Although precocious, it does not crop heavily. It is very susceptible to scab, but somewhat resistant to powdery mildew. The bloom time is mid-late and the ripening time is mid October in NY state. Teorica has a tendency to biennialism, and it is a cider apple; it is not suitable for fresh eating.

This is an Asturian cider (sidra) apple, approved by The Regulatory Council of Origin Cider of Asturias. The fruit is a medium-sized, dark red apple with white flesh that is stained red near the skin. It yields a sharp juice (pH ~ 3.1; TA ~ 9.6 g/L; tannins ~ 1.0 g/L).

Spanish cider apples have not yet been widely tested in the United States, but the native climate of these apples should be taken into consideration. Asturias enjoys abundant year-round rainfall, mild summers, and temperate winters. Costal winter temperatures are typically in the 50s and summer temperatures are in the 70s.

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The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Apple
Subcategory: Heirloom, Cider

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: cider
Cider classification: sharp
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: red
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: unknown
Origin: Spain
Introduced in:
Introduced by:

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 5 - 7
Chill hours: 0
Ripening date: Oct 20 (approximate, in New York State) + 35 days after McIntosh

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: G.11 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Dwarf (25% of Standard)
Tree spacing (natural spread of tree): 8'
Good for wildlife planting? N

Diseases & Pests

Apple Scab: Very Susceptible
Powdery Mildew: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 4
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile?
Ploidy: Triploid
Rootstock size class: Dwarf (25% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

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