Monthly Archives: October 2012

Shizuka Apple Review

About –  Golden Delicious cross with Indo (Same parents as Mutsu) Shape – Tall, very large, shaped similar to Golden Delicious. Skin – Thin, cracks easily. Greasy. Has a grassy flavor to it. Mostly yellow, some green and a red … Continue reading

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Pitmaston Pineapple Apple Review

About –  Originated in the UK, some say its related to Golden Russet. Shape – Shapes vary, some more tall, some more flat. Size of a golf ball. Skin – Brown to yellow russet. Rough, fine grained. Crunchy by its … Continue reading

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Belle de Boskoop Apple Review

About –  Originated in the Netherlands in the mid 1800s. Shape – Almost looks like a parallelogram, shifted and flat. Stem looks short, fat and starchy. Skin – Rough textured, reminds me of Golden Russet. About 50% russet with a … Continue reading

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Cox’s Orange Pippin Apple Review

About – Cox’s Orange Pippin is a chance seedling introduced by Richard Cox from Bermondsey, England in the 1820’s. The seeds are thought to have been from a Ribston Pippin pollinated by a Blenheim Orange. Shape – Slightly flat, looks … Continue reading

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Kidd’s Orange Red Apple Review

About – Cox’s Orange Pippin x American Delicious cross. Developed by James Hutton Kidd and put up for consideration in the 1930’s after Kidd’s passing. Its intent was to marry the successes of our hot american variety at the time, … Continue reading

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