Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2013’

  • Jarrett

    Jarrett

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    A popular regional apple originating in Watauga County, North Carolina. Although relatively unknown outside the northwestern area of North Carolina, it is a very highly prized apple still grown for local markets. The fruit is small and red-striped with yellow flesh.

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  • Jake's Seedling

    Jake’s Seedling

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    Our friend and fellow apple collector, Lee Calhoun, obtained this apple from Herbert Childress of Kentucky who himself is a collector of heirloom apples. The apple originated in Russell County, Kentucky, on the farm of J. B. Garner. For many years this apple was a …

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  • Ingram

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    Also known as: Ingraham, Ingram’s Seedling Ingram is a seedling of Ralls Janet which originated on the farm of Martin Ingram in Springfield, Missouri in the 1850’s. A very dependable bearer which rarely fails to produce abundant crops every year. Medium to large in size …

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  • Husk Sweet

    Husk Sweet

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    A beautiful dark red apple discovered in Ashe Co. as a wild seedling. Husk Sweet has a honey-rich sweetness that can be surprising when first tasted. There is no hint of tartness or “bite” to the apple when eaten, but instead a rich, smooth sweet …

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  • Husk Spice

    Husk Spice

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    A wonderful fresh-eating apple which also makes outstanding pie. Discovered as a wild seedling on our property here in Ashe Co. in the mid 80’s. Fruit is mostly yellow with a reddish blush on the sun-exposed side. Flavor is spicy and appealing with a nice …

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  • Huntsman

    Huntsman

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    Also known as: Huntsman Favorite Originated about 1850 on the farm of John Huntsman of Fayette, Missouri, and was widely grown in Kansas and Missouri. Although prized for its fresh eating qualities and the vigor and productiveness of the tree, it was never widely sold …

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  • Hunge

    Hunge

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    Believed to have originated in North Carolina in the 1700’s, Hunge is a classic old apple long valued for its many wonderful qualities. Once believed lost, Hunge was rediscovered and saved in 1986 by Gertrude Morris of Newton Grove, North Carolina. It is one of …

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  • Hudson’s Golden Gem

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    A world-class dessert apple discovered as a wild seedling growing along a fence row at the Hudson Nursery in Tangent, Oregon, in 1931. A large apple, very conical in shape, with a dull yellow russet skin. This russet skin contributes to its disease resistance, especially …

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  • Hubbardston's Nonesuch

    Hubbardston’s Nonesuch

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    Also known as: John May, Red Winter Nonsuch, American Blush, Old Town Pippin, Nonsuch, Van Fleet, Hubbardston’s Nonsuch, Farmer’s Profit Hubbardston’s Nonesuch originated in Hubbardston, Massachusetts in the early 1800’s. Although it is considered to be a fine flavored apple, it never achieved much recognition …

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  • Horse

    Horse

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    Also known as: Yellow Horse, Old Fashion Horse, Carolina Horse, Summer Horse, Green Horse, McBath, Oldfield Horse, Improved Horse, Trippes Horse, Hoss Horse was probably the most popular apple grown for home use in the South. Believed by some to have originated in Nash County, …

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