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Apple trees
Limelight

Limelight is an attractive green mid-season dessert apple, ideal for gardens.
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Using


Apple trees
Limelight
Picking seasonMid
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)2-3 weeks
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Flavour qualityGood
WildlifeRHS perfect for pollinators
Flavour style (apples)Sharper
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Discoloration of fruitOxidising
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Growing


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


Apple trees
Limelight
Disease resistanceGood
ScabSome susceptibility
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Climate


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


Apple trees
Limelight
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
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