Warm Climate Apples

  • Sweet Bough

    Also known as: Bough Apple, Large Yellow Bough, Sweet Harvest, Bough, Early Sweet Bough, Washington, August Bough, August Sweeting, Boughsweet, Bow, Cane Mash, Early Sweet, Early Sweetheart, July Bough, Large Bough, Large Early Bough, Large Sweet Bough, Niack Pippin, Pound’s July, Watermelon(?), Summer Bough(?) This …

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  • Summer Rambo

    Summer Rambo

    Also known as: Summer Rambo of Pennsylvania, Imperial Rambo, Frank Rambo, Rambour d’Ete, Rambour Franc, Summer Rambour, Redsumbo, Striped Rambo(?) This apple is of French origin and once quite popular in Maryland and Virginia. The fruit can be picked while still green for frying, pies …

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  • Summer Orange

    Summer Orange

    In the early 1980’s, Lee Calhoun rediscovered this old North Carolina apple growing in a homeowner’s field in Chatham County, NC. From 1920 – 1928, Summer Orange was listed in an old catalog from a small nursery located in Chatham Co. It apparently was grown …

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  • Summer King

    Summer King

    Also known as: King, Kentucky Summer Queen, August Apple, Bounty, Puckett’s Summer, Cheese, Puckett, Summer Cheese, Summer King of Kerr A very fine and attractive apple brought into Kentucky from North Carolina in the early 1800’s. It became known as King in Kentucky and was …

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  • Summer Champion

    Summer Champion

    Also known as: Holland, Kincaid Summer Champion is one of the few apples to have originated in the warm regions of Texas. The apple originated in 1923 at the home of J. W. Kincaid of Weatherford, Texas. Originally known as Kincaid, the apple’s name was …

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  • Summer Banana

    A very attractive apple with a distinct banana flavor and aroma when fully ripe. The apple originated in Marion County, South Carolina and was sold there and in North Carolina until the early 1900’s. In 1900, it was trademarked by the J. Van Lindley Nursery …

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  • Stayman

    Stayman

    Also known as: Stayman Winesap Stayman is a progeny of Winesap and like its well known and historic parent, is an apple of the highest quality. The apple arose in 1866 when Dr. J. Stayman planted seeds of Winesap on his farm in Leavenworth, Kansas. …

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  • Starr

    Also known as: Star in the East, Star, Early Greening Historically, there has been some confusion between Starr and Star, both of which at one time were considered as separate apples. However, in his research for his excellent book, Calhoun states that they are probably …

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  • Sops of Wine

    Sops of Wine

    Also known as: Bell’s Favorite, Bell’s Early, Hominy, Sops in Wine, Bennington Dodge’s Early Red, Early Washington, Homing, Pie Apple, Red Shropasvine, Strawberry, Warden’s Pie Apple, Worden’s Pie Apple Formerly sold in the South as Hominy, Sops of Wine is described as an excellent early …

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  • Shockley

    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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