Extremely rare all-purpose apple. Medium-sized, roundish, slightly ribbed, and conspicuously red-striped. Recommended for dessert use in October, but in early January it’s still good for sauce: quick, thick, rich, yellow and slightly tart.
John Bunker first learned of the apple and gathered the scionwood from Len Alexander of Chelsea, Maine, whose family has deep roots on North Haven Island, where one APW tree still remains. Many thanks to Gil Foltz, Len Alexander, Ellen Kennedy, Jay Gould, and others who have helped piece together the apple’s long history.
Blooms midseason. Z4.
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