Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2012’

  • Spigold Fruit

    Spigold

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    A true connoisseur variety, Spigold is an apple of the highest quality and flavor. It is not a true heirloom apple, being released by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in 1962, but is an apple that should be included in all home orchards. A …

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  • Arkansas Black Fruit

    Arkansas Black

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    Originated from a Winesap seedling in an orchard in Bentonville, Arkansas in 1870. Arkansas Black is a beautiful dark red to almost black apple and considered to be one of the best storage apples. The fruit ripens late November and is rock-hard when harvested, but …

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  • Carolina-Red-June

    Carolina Red June

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    Also known as:¬†Blush June, Georgia June, Knight’s Red June, Red Harvest, Jones June, Jones Early Harvest, Summer Red, Everbearing Red June, Red June, Red Juneating, Carolina Red, Improved Red June, Sheepnose Crab A long-time Southern favorite, Carolina Red June is believed to have originated in …

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  • Brown-Snout Fruit

    Brown Snout

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    The name for this apple derives from the distinctive “brown eye” at the base of the apple. Brown Snout was discovered in 1850 on the farm of Mr. Dent of Yarkhill, Herefords in England. This cider apple produces a sweet, slightly astringent juice and makes …

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