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Spencer apple

Last updated 16 Oct 2014.

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Current rating: 4.5 out of 5. Total votes cast: 13

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04 Feb 2017 
I had a good friend from Western Mass that used to bring me Spencer apples and they are the best tasting apples hands down.

01 Nov 2015 
Spencer tends to be on the softer side, that plus its high degree of sweetness make it a good candidate for apple butter. - Carter Wilkie, Boston

11 Sep 2015 
I am growing Spencer apples in my backyard and had a wonderful yield this year with virtually no care given to this hardy tree

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.


  • 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: 1963-107

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