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Photo taken by Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc. customer Samuel Thompson of seedlings grown from SSC seed.
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Photo taken by Sheffield's Seed Co., Inc. customer Samuel Thompson of seedling grown from SSC seed.
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2018 crop Russia

Malus pumila


Borowinka Common Apple

  • Malus pumila 'Borowinka'

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Russian Federation

Growing Info

Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days
Germination: sow seed 1/4" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed

In a Nutshell:

* The fruit can be eaten raw, cooked in pies, cakes etc or fermented into cider.
* The leaves contain up to 2.4% of an antibacterial substance called 'phloretin'.This inhibits the growth of a number of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria in as low a concentration as 30 ppm.
* Used as a rootstock for the cultivated apples. more...

Usda description:

More info on http://plants.usda.gov

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