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Malus domestica Heirloom ‘Duchess of Oldenberg'


Malus ‘Duchess of Oldenberg’ has red blushed fruit with creamy coloured, crisp, tender flesh with a refreshing bittersharp flavour. Russia 1700s.

Malus ‘Duchess of Oldenberg’ - Medium to large apples with a red blush and stripes over greenish skin. Creamy coloured flesh is crisp and tender with a refreshing bittersharp flavour. Multi-purpose for fresh eating, cooking/baking, and cider. Cooks to a puree. Heavy crops in alternating years. Long harvest period. Short storage. Zone 3 hardy. Introduced in Russia in the 1700s. | Rootstock: B.9 (Dwarf)

Common Name: Apple

Family: Rosaceae (The Rose Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-9

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 6-10'

Width: 5-8'

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Class: Deciduous

Type: Tree

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Average, Moist

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Bees

Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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