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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Late-season Apple)

Originating in Northwest Arkansas in the nineteenth century, 'Oliver' is still prized for its handsome, flavorful, long-keeping apples. The large, symmetrical fruits are vibrant dark red with golden-yellow undertones and conspicuous gray dots ("lenticels"). The yellowish-white, tender, fine-textured flesh of this dessert apple is crisp and juicy with a lively tart-sweet flavor. Oliver apples ripen in mid- to late-autumn and keep well for several months, intensifying in flavor and sweetness. The medium-sized...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Late-season Apple)

Originating in Hastings, Michigan, in the late nineteenth century, 'Opalescent' is still prized for its large, handsome, flavorful apples. Ripening in late summer, the spherical to oblong fruits are glossy deep red with a pale yellow underlay. The yellowish, grainy, juicy flesh of this long-keeping dessert apple is sweet and aromatic with tart undertones. The apples are borne on vigorous, relatively disease-resistant trees. Plant this antique cultivar near other apple varieties to insure cross-pollination...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Late-season Apple)

This heat-tolerant apple has long been a favorite in the Southeast United States, where it is commonly known as White Bellflower. Ripening in early fall, the cylindrical, thin-skinned fruits are a pale, often pink-blushed yellow. The creamy-white, fine-grained, juicy flesh of this dessert and cooking apple is tender and tangy. The apples are borne on medium-sized trees that have poor disease-resistance. Plant this antique cultivar near other apple varieties to insure cross-pollination and fruiting....

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Jessie Keith

(Apple, Ozark Gold Apple)

The juicy, sweet, golden-yellow apples of this 'Golden Delicious' hybrid ripen 2 to 3 weeks before those of its parent. It was introduced in 1970 by the Missouri State Fruit Experiment Station. Ripening in mid to late summer, the large, tapering fruits are mildly honey-flavored with hints of tartness. This dessert apple keeps for up to 6 weeks, sweetening in storage. The apples are borne on medium-sized, relatively disease-susceptible trees that tend to bear prolific crops in alternate years. Thin...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple, Mid-season Apple)

Widely cultivated in Washington State in the early twentieth century, this dessert apple is rarely grown today. It originated in Whitman County, Washington, in about 1880, presumably as a seedling of 'Tompkins King.' The large, somewhat oblong fruits ripen bright red with yellow undertones in late summer and early fall. The yellowish, firm, crisp flesh is juicy and aromatic with a robust tart-sweet flavor. This apple is not a good "keeper" and is best eaten fresh. Plant this antique cultivar near...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple)

Rarely cultivated today, this dessert apple originated in Tennessee in the early nineteenth century, apparently as a seedling of the popular cultivar 'Winesap.' The medium to large, flattish fruits of this late-season apple are dull red with dark red streaking and yellow-green undertones. The yellow-tinged, firm, grainy flesh is juicy and tender with a lively tart-sweet flavor. Paragon apples ripen in mid-fall and keep for several months in storage. <> Plant this antique cultivar near other apple...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple)

The crisp flavorful apples of this antique cultivar are still among the best for eating and cooking. Originating in Rhode Island more than 200 years ago, 'Peck Pleasant' bears medium to large, rounded to flattish, grass-green fruits that ripen yellow with a pink blush. The yellowish-white, medium-grained flesh is juicy and aromatic with a piquant, tart-edged flavor. The fruits mature in late summer and early fall and keep well for several months. This self-sterile cultivar bears light to moderate...

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Russell Stafford

(Antique Apple, Apple)

Noted for its cold-hardiness, this heirloom apple cultivar originated in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, in about 1870. A hybrid of 'Northern Spy' and 'Duchess of Oldenburg,' it bears medium to large, yellow-green fruits that become blushed and streaked with dull red. The white, coarse, juicy flesh has a mild flavor and fragrance. Pewaukee apples ripen in mid-fall and keep well for several months. This antique cultivar grows vigorously and bears reliably, and is relatively disease resistant. Plant it near other...

(Apple, Eating Apple, Pink Pearl Apple)

Its carmine-pink blossoms, pink-fleshed fruit, and tolerance of mild winters set 'Pink Pearl' apart from most other apple varieties.

Introduced in 1944 by California hybridizer Albert Etter, 'Pink Pearl' bears medium-sized, conical fruits with translucent, pear-yellow, pink-tinged skin. The bright-pink, crisp, aromatic, tart-flavored flesh is good for eating or for sauces and pies. Pink Pearl apples mature in midsummer and keep for only a few weeks. Plant this cultivar near other early-blooming...

(Apple, Dwarf Apple, Eating Apple, Pinkabelle Apple)

Discovered in 1999 in Donnybrook, Western Australia, this sport of 'Cripps Pink' bears tasty, beautiful apples similar to those of its parent, but on dwarf plants. Like 'Cripps Pink', it tolerates hot summers and mild winters.

Ripening late in the season and holding well in storage, the medium-sized apples are rosy pink with yellow undertones. Their flesh is crisp, juicy, and slightly tarter than that of 'Golden Delcious'. The apples ripen in mid-fall on trees that grow only to head height. Self-fertile,...