My guess is that they are harvested a tad early
for complete seperation of seed from cavity, for longer term storage.
"Lon J. Rombough" wrote:
I just got this note in a letter from a friend in
England. Does anyone know why this might be so?
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From: "Clive Simms" <email@example.com>
To: "Lon J Rombough" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Assorted trivia
Date: Thu, Dec 7, 2000, 12:07 AM
Just heard on the radio...... why don,t Cox's Orange Pippin apples
rattle anymore when shaken. This once used to be a clear sign of a ripe
apple but alas no more. Any ideas?