Fruit Fact: Makepeace, a variety of apples
Delicious low chill apple from San Diego county that was popular in the 70's.
|Most Common Name:||Makepeace|
|Origin:||Paul Thompson claims to have received this apple from a source in Rancho Santa Fe and has promoted this variety since then. It appears to be a seedling first grown in Rancho Santa Fe in the late 60's.|
|Patents or Trademarks:||None|
Description: Green skinned apple with a somewhat flattened shape, bright white flesh. Develops pink flush on sun-exposed sides.
Flavor and tasting notes: The almost white flesh is crisp, juicy and sweet, a very high quality dessert apple.
Appears to have similar chilling requirements to Winter banana, very well adapted to warmer climates.
Bloom Time Rating:
Vigorous tree that bears early and heavily.
Harvest, storage and consumption:
Begin of Harvest: mid Sept
End of Harvest: early Oct
Stores Until: mid Dec
An excellent storage apple, keeps 4-6 weeks at room temperature. Excellent dessert quality, but can also be used for cooking if picked early.
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The only reference I've been able to find online for this apple is CRFG Interview of Paul Thompson