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Apple trees
Granny Smith

Granny Smith is the world-famous green apple from Australia, a good choice for warmer apple-growing regions.
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Growing


Apple trees
Granny Smith
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Granny Smith
Picking seasonVery late
CroppingHeavy
Keeping3 months or more
Useful forEating fresh
Culinary
Cooking resultKeeps shape
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Problems


Apple trees
Granny Smith
Disease resistanceAverage
ScabSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Granny Smith
Climate typeWarm climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Hot (>30C / 86F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Granny Smith
Country of originAustralia
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Flower colourPink - light
Fruit colourGreen
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