Sweet Winesap

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Also known as: Henry Sweet, Ladies Sweet, Rose Sweet, Henrick Sweet, Red Sweet Winesap, Sweet Pearmain, Hendrick

Sweet Winesap originated in Pennsylvania in the late 1890’s and was grown extensively in New York.The apple was not widely grown in the South and was listed by only three Virginia nurseries between 1858 and 1928. Fruit size is medium to large and somewhat conical in shape. The smooth, tough skin is greenish-yellow mostly covered with light red and carmine striping. The clean, white flesh is crisp, fine-grained, juicy and very sweet. Ripens in October and is a good keeper.

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