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Spencer apple

Last updated 16 Oct 2014.

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Current rating: 4.8 out of 5. Total votes cast: 9
 

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29 Oct 2014 
We went to a wonderful farm stand in central Mass. called Bolton Orchards and got some Spencer apples. They were the sweetest apples we ever tasted! Firm white flesh, excellent flavor.



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Large nearly solid red or red striped over green fruit. Very sweet with crisp juicy flesh. Fine flavor. Core smaller than McIntosh. Excellent eating quality.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: McIntosh x Golden Delicious
  • Originates from: British Columbia, Canada
  • Introduced: 1926
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1918
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession number: 1963-107

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