Late Season Apples

  • Spice of Old Virginia

    Spice of Old Virginia

    There is some confusion as to the identity of this apple. In 1859 Hopewell Nurseries of Fredericksburg, Virginia sold an apple known as Virginia Spice. This apple is described as being medium in size with whitish skin covered with a few brown dots. Spice of …

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  • Snow


    Also known as: Fameuse, Red American, Royal Snow, Snow Chimney, Chimney Apple, Pomme de Neige, Chimney Point A very old and very attractive dark red apple brought to America in the 1700’s by early French settlers, probably as seedlings from Canada. The apple was noted …

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  • Smith Seedling

    Smith Seedling

    This apple arose with the Smith family of Francisco in Stokes County, North Carolina before the start of the Civil War. It was grown commercially by Garland Smith around 1900 in a large orchard containing over 2000 trees. The apples were sold by Mr. Smith …

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  • Smith’s Cider

    Also known as: Cider, Cider Apple, Poplar Bluff, Choice Kentuck, Fowler, Fuller, Jackson Winesap, Pennsylvania Cider, Smith’s An excellent cider apple that is also very good for eating out-of-hand. Believed to have originated in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the 1800’s. Fruit is medium to large …

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  • Shockley


    Also known as: Waddell Hall, Waddel Hall, Horse Bud, Dixie Shockley is one of the all-time Southern favorites once grown from Virginia to Georgia. It originated with Mr. Shockley of Jackson County, Georgia in 1852 and was first exhibited at the Georgia State Fair that …

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  • Shenandoah


    This is a very fine, but little known apple of recent origin, developed in 1942. Created by George D. Oberle, noted apple breeder in the 1940’s and 50’s at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Oberle was also involved in the development and release …

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  • Scott’s Winter

    Also known as: Scott’s Red Winter, Wilcox’s Winter Scott’s Winter originated in 1864 on the Scott farm of Newport, Vermont. It is an attractive red apple well-suited for cooking when under-ripe due to its high acid content. When fully ripe, it is a very fine …

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  • Schell

    Also known as: Shell, Schull Schell is an apple of West Virginia origin described in 1839 and once sold by the Fruitland Nursery of Augusta, Georgia in 1871. Fruit is medium-sized, round, and occasionally lobed. Skin is clear yellow, sometimes with a pink blush on …

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  • Salome

    Originated around 1853 in Ottawa, Illinois and first propagated by Mr. E.C. Hatheway. He exhibited the apple in 1878 before the Illinois State Horticultural Society where it was introduced to the public as Salome. It has a very good flavor, but its relatively small size …

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  • Saint Edmund’s Pippin

    Also known as: Saint Edmund’s Russet, Saint Edmund’s, Early Golden Russet An old classic English dessert apple that ranks among the best for fresh eating. It originated with a Mr. R. Harvey of Suffolk, England, and was recognized as a high quality fruit by the …

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