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Milton apple

Medium sized, pale yellow covered fruit with deep cherry red flush. Fine grained white flesh. Juicy with sweet hint of raspberry flavors.

USDA identification images for Milton

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

  • Year: 1934

  • Year: 1935

  • Year: 1929

  • Year: 1933

  • Year: 1935

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

Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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United Kingdom

Harvest records for this variety

2015 season

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


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Yellow Transparent x McIntosh
  • Introduced: 1909
  • Developed by: Richard Wellington, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station


  • Picking season: Early


  • Flowering group: 2


  • Country of origin: United States
  • Period of origin: 1900 - 1949

Where to buy fresh fruit

The following orchards grow Milton:

United States


  • Cedar-Apple Rust  
    Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
    Rated as very resistant - no control needed against CAR.

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