One of the varieties of winter apples is the variety Welsey. Apples of this species ripen by October and, if properly stored, may not deteriorate until February, so fruits are most often used for commercial purposes. This species was bred in America from the Siberian apple tree in 1860
Description of the apple tree of Welsey. The trees of this species are of medium size, the branches grow upwards, therefore, due to high yields, some branches may break, the crown of the tree is wide. As it grows, the apple tree can acquire a rounded shape. In the flowering period, pink flowers are revealed from the buds. The tree does not differ fast growth rates, only on the 4th year of life will appear in a small number of fruits
To give the apple tree a rich harvest, it needs nutritious soil and frequent moisturizing. For fertilizing should use mineral fertilizers. One of the features of the tree is the uneven maturation of apples, so if you do not harvest the harvest on time, some fruits will crumble. The strengths of the Welsey brand are resistance to frost, scab, other diseases, good safety. The apple tree of Welsey is a tree that does not tolerate direct scorching sun rays; from this, burns occur on the crown and leaves. In order for the tree to bear fruit well, it is necessary to plant apple-pollinators next to it. Ideal for this purpose will be varieties Mackintosh or Antonovka
Apples of a grade of Welsey Apples of the given kind look as follows: – fastening of fruits to an apple-tree not too dense; – The weight of apples is about 100-120 g; – the color of an apple of a red shade with small yellow spots; – the skin is smooth; – flesh white, juicy; – the taste of the apple of the Welshy variety is sweet and sour, it can depend on the weather conditions. Besides this, apples can be easily transported, they normally carry transportation. The largest harvest of apples of the Welshy variety was about 260 kg from one tree
Ways of using apples The apples of the Welshy variety have a drawback – the dependence of taste on the weather. If there was a rainy season or there was a cool, windy weather, then the fruits may have a pronounced sour taste or taste may not be pronounced. But, despite this, and thanks to the possibility of long-term storage, apples of this variety can be used to produce jam, jam, compotes, preserves. Good fruit is also good for fresh consumption or for drying dried fruit. Of the apples of the Welsey variety, excellent wine and cider are prepared.
Assortment of apples “Welsey”