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Northwest Greening Apple

Malus domestica 'Northwest Greening'
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Northwest Greening is an old heritage variety that Grandpa grew up with. It was a popular old winter variety that could sometimes produce exceptionally large apples almost 5" across. The fruit is a pale green, that turns yellow when fully mature. It has a waxy, smooth handsome finish. It is well known as a good keeper into the winter. It is a good all purpose sauce, cooking and pie apple with a mild, sub-acid flavor, but isn't a great fresh eating apple. It ripens mid-late in the fall.

Great-Grandma liked Northwest Greening because it would last long into the winter. She always had good apples to make pies and sauce out of. Greening was discovered in Wisconsin and introduced in 1872.

Height
10-16
Spread
10-14
Zone
3-7
Color
Green
Categories
Apple--- Hardy Varieties
Tags
Late bloomingPollinizer neededVery large fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitLate fall

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
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