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Apple trees
Rubinette

Considered by many to be the best-tasting apple ever, Rubinette has a perfect sweet / sharp flavour.
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Apple trees
Rubinette
Picking seasonLate
CroppingLight
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityExceptional
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
Food usesEating fresh
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
Vitamin C contentLow
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Growing


Apple trees
Rubinette
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourWeak growing
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Rubinette
Disease resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Rubinette
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Frost resistance of blossomSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Rubinette
Country of originSwitzerland
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourPink - light
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourOrange flush
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