An exciting new release from the apple breeding program at Rutgers University/ New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station(NJAES). This selection is a GoldRush x Enterprise cross selected for its scab-resistant traits. RubyRush™ also exhibits excellent resistance to fire blight and cedar apple rust. The fruit is juicy and aromatic with a desirable crisp texture. The tree is vigorous and should be thinned to avoid biennial bearing.
Recently released by INRA, France, Story® is a new scab-resistant variety that matures one month after Golden Delicious. Fruit is firm and dense with a sweet flavor and exhibits an attractive red blush at maturity. Story® has outstanding storage potential, keeping for up to 8 months in normal cold storage. Susceptible to powdery mildew.
A new release from the University of Minnesota, this Honeycrisp x Liberty cross is highly resistant to scab and cedar apple rust. Triumph® has a well-balanced flavor profile with a hint of tartness making this apple a standout. The fruit has a firm texture and stores up to 6 months in regular cold storage.
WineCrisp™ was selected by and is being offered under license from the University of Illinois. It is a late-season apple, harvesting two weeks after Delicious. The fruit is medium to large in size and colors to a deep purple-red with a “scarfy” finish. Flesh is very firm, juicy and crisp and exhibits a pleasantly balanced sweet-tart, spicy flavor. WineCrisp™ has performed very well in hot, dry conditions and is ideal for southern growing districts. This apple has great storage life, keeping six to eight months in regular cold storage. Tree is moderately vigorous and spreading. Aggressive thinning is recommended to avoid biennial bearing.