A classic New England cooking apple, discovered around 1740. Firm sweet flesh holds its shape when cooked. Large fruit means less peeling and coring. Produces nice blemish-free fruit in our test orchard. Keeps all winter. Triploid.
Canadian Hardiness Zone: 5
Recommended Use: fresh eating, cider, cooking
Growth Habits and Disease Resistance: semi-spur bearing. Vigorous, spreading, slower to begin bearing with some tendency to biennial bearing. Some susceptibility to fireblight, scab, mildew and bitter pit.
Ripens: Mid October
Pollination: Requires two pollinators (triploid)
Height including roots: 100-200 cm one-year tree
Size including roots:
- 1 year grade 100-200 cm whip
- 2 year grade 100 cm+ with 3 or more branches, 30 cm or more
- B grade less than 100 cm