Ben Davis apple identification

Ben Davis apple identification
Plenty of spurs. Wide adaptablility. Consistent cropper. 

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Identification

  • Flesh colour - White
  • Flesh colour - White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Flesh colour - White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit size - Variable
  • Fruit shape - Round
  • Fruit shape - Round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Conical
  • Fruit shape - Long-conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong-conical
  • Fruit shape - Oblong
  • Shape features - Elliptical, Compressed, Irregular
  • Shape features - Regular, round
  • Shape features - Slightly, broadly, obscurely ribbed
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Tapering toward calyx end or apex
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform in shape, Variable in size
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform, in size and shape
  • Seeds - size - Large
  • Core - Axile / Symmetrical
  • Core - Closed
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Acute
  • Seeds - characteristics - Dark
  • Seeds - characteristics - Plump
  • Core - carpels - Hollow cylinder at center
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines meeting - Base of calyx tube
  • Core - lines meeting - Sides of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Medium
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Funnel
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Long
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Short
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Large
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Small
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Marginal 
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Brown
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Closed
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Convergent
  • Russet - Present
  • Russet % coverage - Medium
  • Russet % coverage - Low
  • Russet details - Capillary lines, Netting, Veins, Webbing
  • Russet details - Radiating, stellate, rays, stripes
  • Russet details - Dots, Patches, Spots
  • Russet details - In stem cavity
  • All green or yellow - Other colors present
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush (color) - Scarlet, Carmine (red orange)
  • Skin blush (color) - Red to Deep Red into Dark Purple
  • Scarf skin - Not present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Not present
  • Skin waxy or greasy - Waxy or greasy (fresh or stored)
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - Stripes present
  • Stripes (details) - Mixed stripes, colors
  • Stripes (details) - Washed - faded
  • Stripes (color) - Scarlet, Carmine (red orange)
  • Stripes (color) - Red
  • Stem (length) - Short
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (length) - Long
  • Stem (thickness) - Variable
  • Stem (thickness) - Slender
  • Stem (thickness) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Thick
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Concentric lines of russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Little, light russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Ochre or Green Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Reddish or Cinnamon Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet rays extening out from stem cavity
  • Stem (position) - Slightly Oblique
  • Stem (position) - Upright
  • Stem (details) - Curved
  • Stem (details) - Variable
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Red
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Flat, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Medium
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Brown
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Concentric Lines of Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Flat
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Red
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Shiny, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Cone-shaped slope to stem
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Oblique - slanted to one side
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Symmetrical
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Moderate, Medium width
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Yellow
  • Basin skin - Shiny, Smooth
  • Basin skin - Russet
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin skin - Brown
  • Basin width - Moderate
  • Basin width - Broad
  • Basin width - Variable
  • Basin russet - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Basin russet - Little, light russet
  • Basin russet - Ochre or Green Russet
  • Basin russet - Reddish or Cinnamon Brown Russet
  • Basin (top view) - Symmetrical, Round
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Acute, Regular, Medium slope
  • Basin (side view depth) - Shallow
  • Basin (side view depth) - Medium depth
  • Basin (side view depth) - Deep
  • Basin (side view depth) - Variable depth
  • Basin (protruberances) - Undulate, Furrowed, Wavy, Puckered
  • Basal lobes - Slightly present
  • Dots (description) - Brown
  • Dots (description) - Russet
  • Dots (description) - Submerged / Depressed
  • Dots (description) - Tan / Cream
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Moderate
  • Dots (size) - Medium
  • Dots (size) - Small
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Inconspicuous, not prominent
  • Dots (spread) - Equally spread
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Flesh (staining) - Yellow
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Firm, Hard
  • Flesh (texture) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (texture) - Moderate
  • Flesh (texture) - Chewy
  • Flesh (grain) - Medium
  • Flesh (grain) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy

Using

  • Uses - Eat fresh
  • Uses - Cooking
  • Uses - Drying
  • Flavour quality - Good
  • Flavour quality - Average
  • Flavour style - Aromatic
  • Flavour style - Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style - Sweeter
  • Harvest period - Late season
  • Only sweet flavor - Tart, sub-acid, or bitter flavor detected

Growing

  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • First planted - Before 1950



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