Also known as: Claiborne, Benum, Benam, Brown, Yearry, Nat Ewing
Benham originated in Tennessee in the late 1800’s and soon became widespread throughout Virginia, West Virginia, Kentucky and North Carolina. An excellent apple for freezing or drying as the cut fruit is slow to turn brown. Fruit is medium in size, roundish to slightly conical, with very thin greenish-yellow skin with an occasional red blush. Flesh is yellowish, tender, juicy and fine-grained. Ripens July to August.