AK Pioneer Fruit Growers Association

INCREASING APPLE CULTIVAR HARDINESS TO -40° F

December 9, 1994

…is true with the more “developed” apples, but not with our prairie hardy Canadian apples, most of which have a good deal of “crab” in their recent ancestry. My trees…

Nineteenth-Century Russian Apple Varieties in Alaska

February 9, 1996

…1870 shipment greatly increased the depth of the apple’s gene pool in America, which up until then had been dominated by the English and French apples, and their offspring. The…

Apple tasting 1988

March 9, 1988

…passing around an unknown apple, but no one correctly guessed its identity to win $5. The apple was “Kerrybrook”, a Canadian cultivar. A total of 39 varieties of Alaska grown…

Apple Recipes from the 2001 Apple Tasting

January 23, 2002

Apple Pie Bars from Teddy Tebo   Filling 4 cups pared, cored sliced apples (1/8 in. thick) 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 cup flour 1 t cinnamon 1/4 t nutmeg 1/4…

Featured Fruit: Apple

January 16, 2001

…of apple growing is called pomology. The apple probably originated in Central and Southwestern Asia. These early apples were likely small and astringent like wild apples or crabapples. The earliest…

A partial list of “summer” apple and crabapple varieties suitable for trials in Southeast Alaska

September 9, 1995

…J. and A. Richards. 1993. The. Book of Apples. Ebury Press, London, England. 304 p.   Norton, R. A. and J. King. Apple Cultivars for Puget Sound: Performance Trials 1963-1985….

SOME APPLE-GROWING LESSONS LEARNED THE HARD WAY IN TEN YEARS IN PETERS CREEK

October 9, 1997

…Serious: This year I started to get seriously interested in apples, and especially, variety collecting and antique apples. From Bear Creek and St. Lawrence, I ordered about 45 one-year whips,…

OREOLE APPLE TREE

December 9, 1997

…why should I complain. To my greater surprise the “crab apples” grew to 3- inch diameter yellow-green apples streaked with rays of red and orange where exposed to the sun….

1993 APPLE TASTING RESULTS

September 9, 1993

…their opinions here. As in past years, the apples from the Valley were a couple of weeks ahead of Anchorage, which means some of the apples were overripe and some…

Reindeer Sausage Apple Crisp Pie

June 23, 2013

By Carol Ross Apple filling: Made when apples are harvested and frozen in 12 or 16 oz plastic Cool Whip containers. Place plastic wrap on top of apples before putting…

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