Wolf River apple identification

Wolf River apple identification
Named after the place where it was found. Notable for its very large size, primarily used for cooking. The tree is exceptionally cold hardy and disease resistant. Parentage: Alexander seedling?. Introduced / discovered in 1870s.

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Identification

  • Flesh colour - White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Flesh colour - White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit size - Very large
  • Fruit size - Variable
  • Fruit shape - Flat-round
  • Fruit shape - Short-round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Round
  • Fruit shape - Round-conical
  • Fruit shape - Conical
  • Shape features - Elliptical, Compressed, Irregular
  • Shape features - Anglular (flat-sided)
  • Shape features - Ribbed
  • Shape features - Prominent uneven ribs
  • Shape features - Slightly, broadly, obscurely ribbed
  • Shape features - Ribbed cavity to basin
  • Shape features - Unusual shape
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Ribs more pronounced at apex, toward basin
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Tapering toward calyx end or apex
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Variable, dissimilar shapes
  • Shape uniformity - Lack Uniformity in size & shape
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform in size, Variable in shape
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform, in size and shape
  • Bultitude apple group - 6. Red flushed, smooth, sweet
  • Seeds - size - Small
  • Seeds - size - Medium
  • Core - Abaxile / Irregular
  • Core - Closed
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Obtuse
  • Seeds - characteristics - Dark
  • Seeds - characteristics - Plump
  • Core - carpels - Tufted
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines - Wide
  • Core - lines meeting - Sides of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Small
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Large
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Medium
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Long
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Basal
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Pubescent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Closed
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Convergent
  • Russet - Present
  • Russet % coverage - High
  • Russet % coverage - Medium
  • 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) - Red
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Red (+/or) Pink to Pale Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Bluish cast on top of color
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush (color) - Red to Deep Red into Dark Purple
  • Skin blush (color) - Pink to Pinkish Red Copper
  • Scarf skin - Present
  • Scarf skin - Not present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Present
  • Bloom qualities - Thin White
  • Skin waxy or greasy - Waxy or greasy (fresh or stored)
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - Stripes present
  • Stripes (details) - Short splashes
  • Stripes (details) - Mixed stripes, colors
  • Stripes (details) - Washed - faded
  • Stripes (color) - Dark Red
  • Stripes (color) - Crimson to Purplish
  • Stripes (color) - Mixed colors
  • Stripes (color) - Scarlet, Carmine (red orange)
  • Stripes (color) - Red
  • Stem (length) - Variable
  • Stem (length) - Short
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Thick
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Concentric lines of russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Heavy russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Leather-cracked, thick russet looking cracked
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Little, light russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Ochre or Green Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet cap covers shoulders of cavity
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet rays extening out from stem cavity
  • Stem (position) - Upright
  • Stem (details) - Curved
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Flat, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Compressed
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Brown
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Red
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Ribbed
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf, Pale Coating
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Silvery Gray
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Symmetrical
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Moderate, Medium width
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Narrow
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Red
  • Basin skin - Yellow
  • Basin skin - Shiny, Smooth
  • Basin skin - Russet
  • Basin skin - Bloom, Scarf, Waxy, Dusty
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin skin - Brown
  • Basin width - Narrow
  • Basin width - Moderate
  • Basin russet - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Basin russet - Little, light russet
  • Basin russet - Usually Russet free
  • Basin (top view) - Uneven, Oblique, Slanted
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight, Acuminate
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Tight to medium slope
  • 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) - Smooth, flat
  • Basin (protruberances) - Ridged, Ribbed
  • Basal lobes - Present, Crowned, or 5-lobed
  • Basal lobes - Slightly present
  • Dots (description) - Light colored, pale, greyed
  • Dots (description) - Areolar
  • Dots (description) - Gray
  • Dots (description) - Russet
  • Dots (description) - Submerged / Depressed
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Numerous
  • Dots (size) - Large
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (spread) - Enter the stem cavity
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Flesh (staining) - Yellow
  • Flesh (staining) - Green
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Firm changing to Soft
  • Flesh (texture) - Tender, Soft, Melting
  • Flesh (texture) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (grain) - Fine
  • Flesh (grain) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Not Very Juicy, Dry

Using

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

Growing

  • Flowering period - Mid season
  • Flowering group - 3
  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • Fruit bearing - Partial tip-bearer
  • First planted - Before 1950



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