Story: Apples and pears

Hail damage

Hail damage

Severe hailstorms are relatively frequent in New Zealand and can wreak havoc on fruiting trees. These Sturmer apples have been scarred by pea-sized hailstones, and can only be sold for juicing.

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John Palmer, 'Apples and pears - Growing requirements', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 May 2021)

Story by John Palmer, published 24 Nov 2008