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Alex_

  • Joined Jul 2016
What happened to my Apples?
« on: August 16, 2020, 07:17:57 pm »
I all set for a monster apple harvest and then this happened.
I have never seen this before.

Thanks for ay idea

doganjo

  • Joined Aug 2012
  • Clackmannanshire
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Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2020, 08:48:55 pm »
All of them?
Always have been, always will be, a WYSIWYG - black is black, white is white - no grey in my life! But I'm mellowing in my old age

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2020, 08:53:56 pm »
It looks as if they started to ripen and the skins to harden then the weather turned wet.  The inside has gone squishy and rotten and the skin has split because of the swelling from inside.  That's what it looks like to me - I don't know if there is a recognised self-baking disease of apples (that's what they look like, baked apples!)
www.scothebs.co.uk

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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • Wester Gladstone Hebridean Sheep
Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2020, 09:04:06 pm »
So I then looked it up and the splitting does seem to be caused by irregular water supply, but I've not seen the mushy insides before.
www.scothebs.co.uk

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Alex_

  • Joined Jul 2016
Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2020, 04:47:27 pm »
Thanks for the ideas. The majority of the big ones split like that. Some weren’t ready for picking and some that were ready, only the medium and large ones were effected. The little ones are fine. I was wondering if it was from all the storms caused them to burst from too much water  :raining:

Steph Hen

  • Joined Jul 2013
  • Angus Scotland.
Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2020, 06:27:07 pm »
I’d agree, too much water, but please let us know how the others do.   :tree:

Mad Goatwoman of Madeley

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • Telford
Re: What happened to my Apples?
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2020, 03:55:26 pm »
I all set for a monster apple harvest and then this happened.
I have never seen this before.

Thanks for ay idea


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