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Apple trees
Blenheim Orange

Blenheim Orange is a classic English dual-purpose apple, useful for dessert and culinary purposes.
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Growing


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Picking seasonLate
CroppingGood
Keeping1-2 months
Useful forEating fresh
Culinary
Dual purpose
Cooking resultPuree
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Problems


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Disease resistanceAverage
CankerVery resistant
ScabSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Blenheim Orange
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1700 - 1749
Fruit colourOrange flush
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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