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Franklin apple

Well-colored fruit. Tender, crisp flesh, mild flavor. Resembles shape of Delicious, but far superior in eating quality.

USDA identification images for Franklin

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


  • Year: 1909

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

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Delicious x McIntosh
  • Developed by: Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station

Identification

  • Country of origin: United States

Where to buy fresh fruit

The following orchards grow Franklin:

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