Late Season Apples

  • White Bausel1

    White Bausel

    Also known as: Bausel, Balsam? A local apple discovered growing here in Ashe County and first obtained from our late friend, Swanzie Shepherd, who once grew and maintained hundreds of old Southern apples. A large to very large yellowish-white apple with a clean, tart flavor. …

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  • Westfield Seek-No-Further

    Westfield Seek-No-Further

    Also known as: Connecticut, Marietta Seek-No-Further, New England-Seek-No-Further, New England Red, Red Winter, Red Winter Pearmain, Seeknofurther, Seek-No-Further, Signifinger, Seek, Red Seek-No-Further, Westfield Most commonly known as Seek-No-Further, this high-quality apple originated near Westfield, Massachusetts, around 1796 and was widely sold in New York markets …

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  • Western Beauty

    Western Beauty

    Also known as: Beauty of the West, Big Rambo, Ohio Beauty, Musgrove’s Cooper, Grosh, Wells, Mammoth Rambo, Large Summer Rambo Believed to have originated in Marietta, Pennsylvania in 1815. Fruit closely resembles Summer Rambo, but ripens later. Considered one of the best fall apples. Fruit …

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  • Wagener


    This is one of many fine apple varieties which originated in New York state and became very popular in the South, particularly in Virginia. In 1791, George Wheeler of Penn Yan, New York, planted apple seeds in his orchard which produced several fine trees. In …

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  • Virginia Greening

    Virginia Greening

    Also known as: Green Mountain Pippin, Ross Greening, Virginia Blush, Rose Greening, Virginia Apple, Virginia Pippin(?), Virginia Winter(?) A very old southern apple thought to have come out of Virginia in the 1700’s, but its true origin is unclear. Interestingly, Virginia Greening was never recorded …

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  • Virginia Gold

    Virginia Gold

    Developed around 1976 by George Oberle at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia. It is a cross of Newtown Pippin and Golden Delicious, with a flavor characteristic of Newtown Pippin. It reaches its peak flavor after storage for several months. The smooth, clear skin is …

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  • Vine

    Also known as: Vine Apple Originated in Virginia in late 1890’s and very popular throughout Virginia and North Carolina. Name taken from thin, wiry growth of tree said to resemble a grapevine. Medium size, conical fruit with distinct lobes. Skin is rough, yellow with red …

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  • Van Hoy No Core

    Also known as: Vanhoy, Van Hay’s No Core, Van Hoy’s No Core A fine winter apple of North Carolina origin distinguished by its very small core which contains few, if any, seeds. Calhoun says that some growers believe Van Hoy No Core may be identical …

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  • Tremlett’s Bitter

    A well known classic English cider apple which was first noted in the Exe Valley in Devon in the 19th century. The fruit produces a sweet, astringent, high tannin juice which makes a full bittersweet cider. Excellent used in blends with other sweet cider varieties. …

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  • Tompkins County King

    Tompkins County King

    Also known as: King, Winter King, Flat Spitzenburg, Tommy Red, King of Tompkins County, King Thompson, Toma Red, Tom’s Red Tompkins County King is a very high quality apple that grows well in the south only in the mountains. It originated in Warren County, New …

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