Mid Season Apples

  • Bunkum

    Bunkum

    Also known as: Buncombe(?) The origin of this mid-summer apple is a bit unclear and is often confused with Buncombe, a large red apple which originated in North Carolina. A wonderful apple for frying or applesauce. Fruit is large and blocky with uneven ribs. Smooth …

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  • Buff

    Buff

    Also known as: Granny Buff, Mountain Sprout Originated in Haywood Co., North Carolina in the 1850’s with the Cherokee Indians. It was first recorded in 1854 and, along with Nickajack, another Cherokee original, became a popular commercial variety. James Fitz, writing in The Southern Apple …

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  • Buckingham

    Buckingham

    Also known as: Bachelor, Byers, Byers Red, Blackburn, Queen, Henshaw, King, Ox-eye, Fall Queen, Fall Queen of Kentucky, Frankfort Queen, Iola, Ladies Favorite of Tennessee, Large Summer Pearmain, Ne Plus Ultra, Jackson’s Red, Lexington Queen, Merit, Equinetelee, Equinetely, Red Horse, Red Gloria Mundi, Winter Cheese, …

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  • Ashmead's Kernel

    Ashmead’s Kernel

    An apple of English origin and one of the best high-quality dessert apples available. It originated about 1700 in the gardens of Thomas Ashmead of Gloucester, England. Though not considered an attractive apple, the tremendous flavor more than compensates for its appearance. The flavor has …

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  • AlexanderFruit

    Alexander

    Also known as: Emperor Alexander, Alexander the First, Beauty of Queen, English King, Grand Alexander, Kaiser Alexander, Aporta, Albertin Alexander is one of several hundred apples of Russian origin brought into this country in the early 1800’s in an attempt to find cold-hardy trees suitable …

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  • Brown-Snout Fruit

    Brown Snout

    The name for this apple derives from the distinctive “brown eye” at the base of the apple. Brown Snout was discovered in 1850 on the farm of Mr. Dent of Yarkhill, Herefords in England. This cider apple produces a sweet, slightly astringent juice and makes …

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