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Benoni Apple

Malus domestica 'Benoni'
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Benoni is a late summer apple that is a fine dessert apple.  It is highly flavored, with a mild sub-acid flavor.  The fruit is medium sized, Deep red striped over an orangish-yellow skin.  It is a good bearer, but can be biennial.  Ripens in July to August.

Alternate Name:  Fail-Me-Never

Benoni originated in Dedham, Masasachusetts around 1832.  It was not highly planted as it did not do well in all locations.

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