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Priam apple

Medium range red over green-yellow. Keeps well through January.

USDA identification images for Priam

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

    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

    Visitor reviews

    • 16 Oct 2011  IL - ILLINOIS, United States
      AWESOME firm, crisp, fine-grained eating apple. Smaller size too, so that kids can eat it all in one sitting.

    Tree register

    United States


    • Species: Malus domestica
    • Parentage: PRI 14-126 x Jonathan
    • Introduced: 1974
    • Developed by: PRI (Purdue, Rutgers, Illinois Co Op)


    • Cropping: Good
    • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months
    • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
    • Food uses: Eating fresh


    • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group: 3
    • Ploidy: Diploid


    • Country of origin: United States
    • Period of origin: 1950 - 1999

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