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Apple (Malus) Prima
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Description: Prima is a disease resistant dessert apple. Striking red flush. Good taste of fruit; sweet juicy, rather coarse, deep cream flesh. Regarded as excellent amateur fruit in the US; planted commercially Italy. Complex parentage involving Malus floribunda.

History: Raised in 1957 by co-operative breeding programme of Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois Universities.

Pollination Partners: Apple Annie Elizabeth Apple Braeburn Apple Christmas Pippin Apple Eden Apple Golden Delicious Apple Herefordshire Russet Apple Howgate Wonder Apple Lord Derby

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until November Stores until November