Alexander Apple
Alexander Apple 

Origin: Ukraine, 18th Century

Description: Alexander large vigorous trees produce loads of large multi-colored fruit.  Alexander is a choice cooking apple and an excellent choice for a home orchards.

Uses: Cooking

Flavor: Sweet – Sharp

Fruit Size: Large

Flowering period: Mid-Season

Ploidy: Diploid

Vigor: Large – VERY VIGOROUS

Chill Hours:

Ripens: 2, Mid- Season

Keeps: 3-4 Weeks


Fireblight: Susceptible

Cedar Apple Rust:

attribution statement: “U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705”