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Pumpkin Sweet apple


Prized for baking, good for canning or eating. Yellow skin marbled with greenish-yellow and a brown flush. Sweet, nonacid flesh is crisp and juicy.


Pumpkin Sweet identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 09 Jul 2018  Anton,  BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada
    If there any Canadians viewing this post, where did you get your trees/ scionwood? The one lady mentions Tillich Nursery, but they don't ship, as far as I can tell and I am a few thousand miles away.
  • 25 Oct 2015  Carter Wilkie,  MASSACHUSETTS, United States
    Also known as Pound Sweet. Very large green apple is all sweetness and no tartness. Susceptible to water core. Like biting into a sugary cucumber. Cooks down into the best apple butter you can make. - Carter Wilkie, Boston
  • 08 Mar 2012  Vicky Wiser,  OR, United States
    If this is the sme apple that we had on a farm years ago...it is a very large, very good eating and cooking apple

Tree register

United States

Canada

Spring blossom records for this variety

2014 season

  • 8th May  2014  - tree owned by Dennis in Great Meadows, United States

2011 season

  • March  2011  - tree owned by v in Lucknow, Canada

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Harvest records for this variety

2017 season

  • 3rd week October  2017  - tree owned by Samuel in Woodstock, United States

2015 season

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

2011 season

  • 4th week August  2011  - tree owned by v in Lucknow, Canada

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Connecticut, United States
  • Introduced: 1834
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1851
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1943-004

Identification

  • Flesh colour: White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Flesh colour: White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Fruit size: Very large
  • Fruit shape: Short-round-conical
  • Fruit shape: Round
  • Fruit shape: Round-conical
  • Fruit shape: Oblong-conical
  • Fruit shape: Oblong

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Drying
  • Flavour quality: Average
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Harvest period: Late season

Growing

  • Fruit bearing: Tip-bearer


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