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Apple trees
Katy

Katy is an attractive and versatile early apple variety from Sweden, very easy to grow.
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Using


Apple trees
Katy
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
Fruit persistenceFruit drops when ripe
Flavour qualityAverage
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sharper
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
Juice
Hard cider
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
Juice styleSharper
Sweet (cider)
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Growing


Apple trees
Katy
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersGood
PloidyDiploid
VigourVigorous
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Organic cultureSuitable
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Problems


Apple trees
Katy
Disease resistanceGood
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Climate


Apple trees
Katy
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Katy
Country of originSweden
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourRed
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