Jake’s Seedling

Our friend and fellow apple collector, Lee Calhoun, obtained this apple from Herbert Childress of Kentucky who himself is a collector of heirloom apples. The apple originated in Russell County, Kentucky, on the farm of J. B. Garner. For many years this apple was a county fair prize winner for “Best Apple”. Fruit is medium, slightly conical and somewhat flattened on the ends. The smooth skin is yellowish with a dull brick-red blush on the sunny side, sometimes entirely red, and covered with a fine whitish bloom. The greenish-white flesh is crisp, fine-grained and juicy. Ripens in August.

Jake's Seedling Fruit

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