Yankee Sweet

Once very popular in Floyd County and around Roanoke, Virginia, but quite rare and unknown today. Origin unclear. Its mild, sweet flavor makes this a pleasant fresh-eating apple but it is at its best when turned into apple preserves or marmalade. Also excellent for applesauce and apple butter. Fruit is medium-sized and slightly flattened on the ends with light green or yellow skin. The fine-grained yellowish flesh is moderately crisp, juicy and sweet. Ripens August to September.

Yankee Sweet Fruit
Yankee Sweet Bloom
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  1. Janice Conner
    Janice Conner02-09-2014

    Would love to order Yankee Sweet apple trees. How do I go about this?

    • Ron Joyner
      Ron Joyner02-10-2014

      Hi Janice,
      We appreciate your interest in our heirloom apples and are pleased you contacted us.

      We would be delighted to custom-graft a couple of Yankee Sweet apple trees for delivery to you this fall. For information on how to submit an order visit our website at http://bighorsecreekfarm.com/how-to-order/. For additional information on tree prices and shipping charges go to http://bighorsecreekfarm.com/pricing-information/.

      Please contact us anytime if you have any questions. Thanks again for your interest.

  2. Janice Conner
    Janice Conner02-10-2014

    Thank you so much for the information. Will visit your web site and get back to you.

    • Melinda Shaver
      Melinda Shaver03-06-2014

      I remember the Yankee Sweet Apple my grandmother had in her yard. I loved it but have not been able to find the tree.
      If you have them please let me know how to purchase some of them. I think we are looking for about 8.



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