Also known as: Hog Island Sweet, Hog Apple, Hog Sweeting, Sweet Pippin, Van Kleck’s Sweet
This is an old New York apple which originated on Hog Island, now known as Syosset Island, located near Long Island. Described as a very sweet apple and a very productive tree. Fruit can be large with thick yellow skin striped with red with rough patches of russet. The aromatic yellow flesh is coarse, tender, slightly aromatic and extremely sweet. Ripens September to October.