Beacon is a cold-hardy cultivar of apple developed by University of Minnesota in 1936. It is a cross between Wealthy and Malinda apples. This apple is medium in size with full, deep red stripes. Its flesh is pulpy and fairly soft, with a mildy sweet flavor. This apple is good for cooking and eating (when fresh).
- Haralson (apple) - a cultivar that is assumed to be of the same parentage
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