Ludacrisp™ (MAIA-L cv. USPPAF)

Ludacrisp™ (MAIA-L cv. USPPAF)

MAIA-L cv. USPPAF

Origin: Open-pollinated Honeycrisp
Harvest Date: 3 weeks after Golden Delicious
Observations from test orchards:
● Trees will require thinning, but seldom set more than one
apple per cluster
● Bloom time later than average for domestic apple
● No instances of fireblight, apple scab, or powdery mildew
observed
● Fruit set balanced between terminal and spur fruiting sites
● Fruit does not drop
● Complex tropical fruit flavor with sugar-acid balance
● Crisp texture, pressure 14-16 lbs
● Maintains texture and flavor for 20+ weeks in
normal storage