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Nittany apple

Last updated 01 Jan 2014.

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Current rating: 4.5 out of 5. Total votes cast: 10
 

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06 Dec 2013 
I was introduced to the Nittany apples three years ago. They have now become my favorite !!! The taste and the feel is the best quality I've ever had.


08 Nov 2013 
Probably one of the crispest, juiciest apples I've ever eaten. My new favorite. Can't wait to try it in an apple pie.



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Crisp, juicy yellow flesh tart apple, 3 to 3.25 inches in diameter. About 50 to 90% of the surface is covered with a dull red color. Shape is truncate to conical. Good eaten fresh but also good choice for a cooking apple as it holds its shape when cooked.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: York Imperial x Golden Delicious
  • Originates from: United States
  • Developed by: Penn State University
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1808

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months

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