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Apples: Malus domestica 'Fameuse'

Botanical name: Malus domestica 'Fameuse'

Common name: apple

also known as (semi-dwarf apple)

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Planted
1
time

Sprite
created by:
chief cultivator

Mercer island, Wa

at a glance

Soil: damp, acidic, sand
Sun:
  
Zones: 5a thru 10b
Care:
easy
Lifespan:
deciduous
Category:   
Attributes:

bee attracting, edible

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description for "Apples: Malus domestica 'Fameuse'"

'Fameuse' is one of the oldest and most desirable dessert apples, a parent of the aromatic 'McIntosh.' Medium sized red apple with snow-white flesh. Minimum of 6 hours of sun required during growing season. 3 years until fruit bearing. 'Fameuse' is a cross-pollinator which is best pollinated by the varieties 'Granny Smith' and 'King David'. -- edited by dtd pbcouchman

History:

'Fameuse' was introduced sometime before 1824.

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