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Gano apple

Fruit has light yellow skin that is striped and flushed red. It turns purple-red upon ripening. Flesh firm, crisp and juicy, subacid flavor.

USDA identification images for Gano

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

  • Year: 1911

  • Year: 1918

  • Year: 1916

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  • Year: 1895

  • Year: 1897

  • Year: 1902

  • Year: 1913

  • Year: 1906

  • Year: 1907

  • Year: 1908

  • Year: 1902

  • Year: 1902

  • Year: 1897

  • Year: 1937

  • Year: 1914

  • Year: 1908

  • Year: 1912

  • Year: 1938

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

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Harvest records for this variety

2015 season

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


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Ben Davis type
  • Introduced: 19th century


  • Picking season: Late
  • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
  • Food uses: Culinary


  • Country of origin: United States
  • Fruit size: Average
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Fruit size: Variable

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