Fruit Fact: Jefferis, a variety of apples
Highly esteemed fruit from Pennsylvania, premium award in 1848 from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for best seedling.
|Most Common Name:||Jefferis|
|Origin:||Seedling from Isaac Jefferies' farm in Newlin Township, Chester County Pennsylvania.|
|Patents or Trademarks:||None|
Description: Smallish but beautiful dark red flushed fruit with stripes.
Flavor and tasting notes: Slightly aromatic and very sweet, melting and creamy flesh.
Bloom Time Rating:
Harvest, storage and consumption:
Begin of Harvest: mid Sept
End of Harvest: early Oct
Stores Until: mid Dec
Scab Susceptibility: Low
Fire Blight Susceptibility:
Powdery Mildew Susceptibility: Low
Cedar Apple Rust Susceptibility:
Black Rot Susceptibility:
Phytopthera Rots Susceptibility:
Fly Speck Susceptibility:
Coddling Moth Susceptibility:
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