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Early Strawberry apple

Small, sprightly, aromatically flavored with solid rich dark red skin and crisp yellowish flesh sometimes streaked with red.

Early Strawberry identification images

USDA identification images for Early Strawberry

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


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

    Visitor reviews

    • 22 Jan 2018  KS, United States
      I have a tree I have tentatively identified as Early Strawberry, based on information I found online. The fruit ripens in mid July. It will get dark red, but once it hits that stage, it over ripens in a matter of hours. I usually pick when they have just a blush of red for the best results. It makes absolutely marvelous applesauce, but is really not ideal for other uses since it cooks up too fast to hold its density in pies. I have found I can bake a crust, make my filling, and using a crumb topping, only bake long enough to brown the top and that makes a good pie. But fully baked, it seems more like applesauce pie. Does it sound like Early Strawberry?

    Tree register

    United States

    New Zealand

    • Giles in HAMILTON, WAIKATO
    • Jo in Gisborne, EAST COAST

    Harvest records for this variety

    2015 season

    • July  2015  - tree owned by Roger in Madison Heights, United States

    Origins

    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Introduced: 1800s

    Identification

    • Country of origin: United States

    Where to buy fresh fruit

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    References

    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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