Baking Apples

  • Cortland

    Cortland is a cross of Ben Davis and McIntosh which originated at the New York State Agricultural Experimental Station in 1898. A medium-sized apple with smooth yellowish skin mostly covered with dark red and crimson. The fine-grained tender white flesh is very juicy and does …

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  • Cornish Gilliflower

    Cornish Gilliflower

    Also known as: Julyflower, Cornish Julyflower A absolutely wonderful dessert apple discovered in a cottage garden in Cornwall, England, sometime in the 18th century and introduced in 1813. Not an especially attractive apple with dull green skin with reddish brown coloration and thin russet covering. …

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  • Claygate Pearmain

    Claygate Pearmain

    A very high quality English dessert apple, found growing in a hedge by John Braddick of Claygate, in the county of Surrey in England. Fruit has a rich, nutty flavor with a good balance of sugars and acids. Skin is dull green, partially covered with …

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  • Clara's Creek Apple

    Clara’s Creek Apple

    This is a first-rate cooking and fresh eating apple obtained in 1999 from the late Mrs. Clara Daugherty, a very sweet 95 year-old lady who lived here in Ashe Co. She and her late husband once had a large apple orchard in the 1940’s and …

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  • Cauley

    Cauley

    Also known as: Cally, Colley An apple of the Deep South, Cauley arose in Mississippi prior to 1860. According to Calhoun (1995) the apple was “resurrected” in 1919 when a mature tree was found in Grenada, Mississippi. Several young trees were grafted from this old …

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  • Catawba

    Catawba

    Another of the many wonderful heritage apples rediscovered by devoted apple hunter, Tom Brown. Although the date and area of origin is unknown, it probably arose in North Carolina in the mid-1800’s. The apple was described in an 1861 catalog from the Fruitland Nursery of …

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  • Carolina Pippin

    Carolina Pippin

    This apple is believed to be an old North Carolina variety but its origin is unclear. In 1995, a very old tree thought to be well over one hundred years old was discovered by our good friend and fellow apple collector, Maurice Marshall of Pinnacle, …

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  • Cannon Pearmain

    Cannon Pearmain

    Also known as: Alpian, Red Cannon, Green Cannon, Anderson, Cannon First mentioned in literature in 1804, Cannon Pearmain is a fine all-purpose apple suitable for fresh eating, drying, cooking, and cider making. Like many long-keeping varieties, it improves greatly after several weeks in storage. It …

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  • Burning Green

    Burning Green

    Also known as: Burling Green, Burner Green(?) According to apple collector Lee Calhoun, Burning Green is probably the same apple as Burner Green, a variety first mentioned in 1868 by the Illinois Horticultural Society. This apple was located in Mitchell County, North Carolina by Calhoun. …

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  • Burgundy

    Burgundy

    This is not an heirloom variety apple, but is a fine apple for the home orchard that receives little attention. It was raised at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station at Geneva, NY in 1974. A very fine dessert apple with what has described …

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