ASHMEAD 'S KERNEL (U.K)
Raised circa 1700 by physician Dr. Ashmead, Gloucester. Long esteemed by apple connoisseurs.
KING (OF TOMPKINS COUNTY) (USA)
To describe this apple, we will yield to our former consultant Robert A. Nitschke of Southmeadow. " To my taste Tompkins King has no superior for size, beauty or flavor. It always seems to bring back boyhood memories of the way a real apple ought to taste. In addition of being of delicious flavor for eating out of hand, it is one of the finest apples for sauce, pies and "Apfelkuchen". It is large, often very large, red, crisp and juicy. What more can one add, except, get one! Dates before 1800.
CALVILLE BLANC D' HIVER
Also known as White Winter Calville. It's the classic dessert apple of France. Mentioned in 1627 by Le Lectier, procurer for Louis XIII, who grew it in the King's Gardens at Orleans.
Raised in 1945. It's a cross of McIntosh and Delicious by Dr. R. D. Way, New York State Agricultural Experimental Station, Geneva. Beautiful red apple, resists bruising, stores better than McIntosh.
COX ' S ORANGE PIPPIN
One of the finest apples ever grown. In England where the apple is king of fruits, Cox has long been regarded as the richest in flavor.
HUDSON ' S GOLDEN GEM
Probably the largest sized high quality russet apple, with a long stem and deliciously sugary, juicy, crisp flesh. Origin: Oregon, USA.
MUTSU or CRISPIN
From Japan. It's one of the best large Japanese dessert apples, with a spicy aftertaste.
An amazingly tall, narrow as a minaret, cylindrical shaped apple from Turkey. Juicy, fine grained and of excellent flavor
The first of the red -fleshed apples with a delicious rich aromatic taste.
Hardy red flowering bush rose.