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Northern Lights Apple

Malus domestica 'Northern Lights'
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Northern Lights produces large, attractive, glossy, bright red blushed apples.  It has a flavor similar to McIntosh and with semi-firm, tasty white flesh..  It is very cold hardy and best suited to back yard orchards in cold climates.  It ripens near McIntosh season and will keep a few months in cold storage.  

Northern Lights was bred in Geneva, New York and extensively tested in North Dakota.  It was a Harelson X McIntosh cross made in 1938 and selected in 1947.  However it was not released to the public until 1990.

Height
12-15
Spread
10-15
Zone
2-7
Color
Bright red
Categories
Apple--- Hardy Varieties
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