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Malus domestica 'Criterion'
Criterion Apple on Dwarf (Bud 9) root - Potted FFT Grade - 2 Year Old Light Caliper
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Criterion is a very attractive golden delicious type apple with a reddish pink bluish. Good for all uses. The flesh is creamy, with a mildly sweet aromatic flavor. The tree is large, spreading and productive. The fruit is conical like a red delicious. Ripens in late mid-season in mid-October in MIchigan.
Criterion is believed to have Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, and Winter Banana blood in it, but it was discovered as a chance seedling by Francis Crites in Wapato, WA, and introduced to commercial orchardists in 1972. Not widely grown anymore, but some commercial growers still like it.