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Porter apple

Very good eating, canning and cooking apple. Pure yellow skin with crimson blush, tender, sweet and juicy flesh. Retains its form with cooking.

Porter identification images

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USDA identification images for Porter

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

  • Year: 1912

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

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  • 18 May 2016  UTAH, United States
    Looking for source to purchase a Porter apple tree or scion wood.

Tree register

United States

Harvest records for this variety

2011 season

  • 4th week September  2011  - tree owned by Aime in Corinth, United States


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Introduced: 1840


  • Country of origin: United States

Where to buy fresh fruit

The following orchards grow Porter:

United States

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