Reverend Morgan apple
USDA identification images for Reverend Morgan
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.
- 10 Apr 2022 MarkCA, United StatesIn hot Southern California it took 9 years to start blooming, but the first crop was not disappointing. Crisp and flavorful. I have seen some resources say it is self-fertile and others say it is not. Would be nice to know if I can use its flowers to pollinate Mutsu, Karmijn de Sonneville, and Ashmead’s Kernel, because their flowers overlap in my area. It does appear to be self fertile. The flowers and new leaves open over a very long time; more than a month. Will monitor more closely this year. Started ~April 1, but on 9 April there are 6 apples 1/2 golf ball size and 90% of the tree doesn’t have any flowers or leaves yet!
- 18 Aug 2013 Carolyn WinderNC, United StatesCarolyn Winder, Asheville, NC Rev. Morgan is dense and crisp. Yellowish flesh. Fruits unequal in size and shape ripening over a period of a month. Good sweet/sharp balance, aromatic (hint of banana). Very juicy. Some susceptibility to cedar apple rust, but some resistance to fire blight, scab, and insects. Tends to be biennial if not thinned. Tree needs full sun.
- 02 Nov 2012 Kevin HauserCALIFORNIA, United StatesPicked our first Reverend Morgans this year, and they certainly didn't suffer any from our brutally hot summer. The crisp (almost hard) juicy flesh had plenty of sugar and acid to make things interesting, and the branch leafed out nicely despite our lack of chill. Well adapted to hot climates, it ripened around the first of November.
- Species: Malus domestica - Apple
- Parentage: Seedling of Granny Smith
- Originates from: Houston, TX, United States
- Country of origin: United States
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