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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 photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 22 Jan 2018  Lana,  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
  • Originates from: New York City, United States
  • Introduced: 1800s
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1679


Where to buy fresh fruit

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References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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