Beacon (apple)

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This article is about the apple. For other uses, see Beacon.
Malus domestica 'Beacon'
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Cultivar 'Beacon'
Origin United States Minneapolis-St. Paul Minnesota, 1936

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).

See also[edit]

  • 'Haralson' - a cultivar that is assumed to be of the same parentage

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