USDA identification images for Shamrock
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.
- 04 Sep 2012 JaneBRITISH COLUMBIA, CanadaThe Shamrock is the most productive and tastiest apple I have grown here on Vancouver Island - a crisp tart apple for eating, much like a Granny Smith. Also great for baking and dried (with the skin on).
Spring blossom records for this variety
Harvest records for this variety
- 1st week October 2012 - tree owned by John in Madeira Park, Canada
- Species: Malus domestica - Apple
- Parentage: Spur McIntosh x Spur Golden Delicious
- Originates from: Summerland, BC, Canada
- Introduced: 1992
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1999-031
- Country of origin: Canada
Where to buy fresh fruit
The following orchards grow Shamrock:
- O'Farrell Orchards, Bigfork
- Bowman Orchards, Rexford