Inside, the apples have juicy, yellowish flesh with sweet, good flavour.
The tree can be a biennial bearer.
US Plant Patent Number 10,739.
Flesh resists browning when cut open.
In storage, can soften and skin can get greasy.
Creston Apples were developed from a cross between Golden Delicious with an apple referred to as “NJ 381049”, done by Agriculture Canada’s Pacific Agri-Food Research Centre in Summerland, British Columbia.
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