Apples of North America : 192 exceptional varieties for gardeners, growers, and cooks / Tom Burford.
by Burford, Tom.Material type: BookPublisher: Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2013Edition: 1st ed.Description: 300 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781604692495; 1604692499.Subject(s): Apples -- Varieties -- North America | Apples -- North America
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Apple varieties A to Z -- The orchard primer -- Planning and designing an orchard -- Planting and cultural management -- Propagation -- Apple products -- Recommended uses of apple varieties.
The book is brimming with beautiful portraits of heirloom and modern apples of merit, each accompanied by distinguishing characteristics and common uses. As the view broadens to the orchard, you will find information on planting, pruning, grafting, and more. The exploration of the apple culminates with an overview of the fruit's transformative capabilities when pressed, fermented, cooked, or dried.