Late Season Apples

  • Yellow Bellflower

    Yellow Bellflower

    Also known as: Fall Bellflower, Lady Washington, Yellow Sheepnose, Belle Fleur, Bellflower, Warren Pippin, Sheepnose, Lincoln Pippin, Mrs. Barron, Bishop Pippin Yellow Bellflower originated in the early 1800’s in Burlington, New Jersey. Medium size fruit is conical, often ribbed, with distinctive knobs at the calyx …

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  • Yates


    Also known as: Yates Winter, Red Warrior, Jates, Ferguson Late Yates originated with Matthew Yates of Fayette County, Georgia, around 1844. Long a popular Southern favorite prized for its fine flavor and long keeping qualities. Excellent cider apple. Grows well in all regions from the …

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  • Yarlington Mill

    Yarlington Mill

    A very old English cider apple which originated in the 19th century in Yarlington, West Cadbury where it was found growing out of a wall near a water wheel. It produces a fine bittersweet cider with a good aroma and flavor. Fruit is small with …

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  • Winter Sweet

    Winter Sweet

    This attractive late fall apple comes from the collection of the late Henry Morton of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Mr. Morton was instrumental in finding and saving many wonderful apple trees on the many old abandoned homesteads in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The origin of …

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  • Winter Jon

    Winter Jon

    Also known as: Winter John, Sour Jon A fine old mountain apple of unknown origin grown in the Southern Appalachians for generations. Long noted as an excellent cooking variety, Winter Jon is also superb for cider making. Its rather tart flavor blends well with sweeter cider varieties. Fruit …

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  • Winter Banana

    Winter Banana

    Also known as: Banana, Flory A very attractive apple that when well grown can have a very faint aroma of fresh bananas. Winter Banana originated around 1876 in Cass Co., Indiana and was introduced as a commercial seller in 1890. Fruit is large and conical …

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  • Winesap


    Also known as: Holland’s Red Winter, Blacktwig, Winter Winesap, Royal Red, Texan Red, Old Fashion Winesap, Potpie, Refugee, Wine Sop, Banana, Dukes Winesap(?) Probably the most popular apple in the South but is of northern heritage. Originated in New Jersey around 1800 and has given …

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  • Wine

    Also known as: Hay’s Winter, Winter Wine, Large Winter Red, Winter Haze, English Redstreak, Pennsylvania Red Streak, Wine Apple, Hollow Crown Pearmain, Redstreak, Winter Red, Fine Winter, Hay’s Wine, Wine of Pennsylvania This apple came from Delaware in the mid-1800’s and is quite well adapted …

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  • Willow Twig

    Willow Twig

    Also known as: Willow, James River, Red Willow Twig, Willow Leaf(?), Maryland Red Streak(?), Missing Link(?) The origin of this apple is rather obscure, but generally believed to have arisen in Virginia in the mid-1800’s. The tree is very attractive, with a drooping appearance similar …

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  • White Winter Pearmain

    White Winter Pearmain

    Also known as: White Pearmain, Cambellite, Griffin’s Pearmain (in Texas) A very fine apple first described in 1867. Widely sold throughout the South and prized for its fresh eating qualities. A North Carolina nursery catalog in 1870 stated: “Regarded by leading pomologists as the highest …

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