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Bailey Sweet apple

Distinctly sweet and of very good quality, but not a very good keeper. Skin tender, clear bright yellow largely covered with deep red. Flesh tinged with yellow, firm, moderately juicy, decidedly sweet.

USDA identification images for Bailey Sweet

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

  • USDA watercolor image of Malus domestica: Bailey Sweet

Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

Visitor reviews

  • 18 Dec 2017  OREGON, United States
    I have a tree of this variety. Planted by my Grandparents in 1846 or 1947. Very heavy producer every year. Sweatness only after the first frost of the year, October or November harvest. Great for pie or crisp making.

Tree register

United States

Harvest records for this variety

2011 season

  • 3rd week September  2011  - tree owned by Ernest in Garland, United States

2010 season

  • 1st week September  2010  - tree owned by Ernest in Garland, United States

2009 season

  • 3rd week September  2009  - tree owned by Ernest in Garland, United States


  • Species: Malus domestica - Apple

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