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
To Order for Fall 2020: orders for fall shipping or pick-up can be placed September to October for planting this year in early November, as weather permits. We sell only apples and pears bareroot in the fall, as they are most winter hardy. Everything else (as well as apple and pear) is available in spring. If you wish to place an order containing spring sale items, please email us to reserve them, or wait until December to order for the spring.
To Order for Spring 2021: orders for spring shipping or pick-up can be placed as early as December. If you wish to reserve anything before that time or have any questions, please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org