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Ontario Apples



Ontario are medium to large-sized apples, with green skin covered with red blushes and stripes.

Inside, they have off-white, crisp, finely-textured, juicy flesh, that is aromatic with a brisk, sweet taste.

The fruit ripens in October.

The tree starts bearing when young, and is a good bearer, but it can be biennial. The blossoms are somewhat frost resistant.

Cooking Tips

Ontario Apples can be used for fresh-eating, cooking and juice. Also for cider.

Holds shape when cooked.



Storage Hints

Stores well.


History Notes

Ontario Apples were developed from a cross between Wagener and Northern Spy apples by a Charles Arnold of Paris, Ontario, Canada, and introduced by him in 1820.

See also:

All-Purpose Apples

Boiken Apples; Cannon Pearmain Apples; Fameuse Apples; Jonalicious Apples; Jonamac Apples; King David Apples; Limbertwig Apples; Norland Apples; Ontario Apples; Prairie Sun Apples; Priscilla Apples; Pristine Apples; Red Royal Limbertwig Apples; Redfree Apples; Shockley Apples; Skinner's Seedling Apples; Smokehouse Apples; Sops of Wine Apples; Stayman Apples; Swiss Gourmet Apples; Tompkins County King Apples; Virginia Gold Apples; Willow Twig Apples

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Citation

Oulton, Randal. "Ontario Apples." CooksInfo.com. Published 07 October 2006; revised 04 January 2010. Web. Accessed 12/16/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/ontario-apples>.

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