Liberty apple still best resistance to cedar apple rust ?

woodsfairyMarch 26, 2008

About 12 years ago I researched to find the best variety of eating apple to raise in Iowa since the extension office says our state has trouble with cedar apple rust and some fireblight. I chose a Liberty that time, but then had to move before the tree bore fruit! So I never got to try it out - bummer. While it was growing, the tree looked healthy.

Also in 12 years, maybe something else has come along that's better. What's the latest news?

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Maude_IA(z5-SE Iowa)

Sorry I can't help you; your post has been here a long time. Did you ask over on the Fruit and Orchard forum?

Maude

    Bookmark   April 22, 2008 at 4:04PM
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woodsfairy

Thanks for responding -- yes, I did post over at the Fruit forum and got some responses. I ordered a Liberty apple from Adams County nursery in Pennsylvania and am very happy with the tree they sent. It's blossoming right now and looking sturdy and energetic.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2008 at 3:40AM
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