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    Habit/Size 15-20 feet tall
    Germination Stratify (cold) 60-90 days before sowing 1/4 in. deep.
    Requirements Tolerates most soil types and pH levels. Prefers moist soil and full sun, but can grow in partial shade. Medium water needs. Can tolerate heavey clay soils.
    Zones 43898
    Life Cycle deciduous tree
    Harvest Fruit can be eaten raw or cooked. Has a nice acidic flavor. Commonly used in making cider and backed goods. Fruits store very well.
    Uses edible (fruit)*, medicinal (anthelmintic, antibacterial, hypnotic)*, utility (dye, rootstock, wood)
    Notes Antonovka is commonly used as a rootstock for other apple varieties. It is known for it ability to tolerate very low temperatures.
    Breed Status Open Pollinated
    Characteristics Light-yellow fruits have a tart acidic flavor.
    Resistance Resistant to Honey Fungus.
    Saving Seeds/Propagation Malus pumila is pollinated by insects and is hermaphrodite (has both male and female parts)
    Seed Storage Store seeds cold and dry (34-41 degrees F).

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