USDA identification images for Sharon
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.
- 11 Jul 2013 SidMASSACHUSETTS, United StatesThe Sharon apple is superior in shape, texture and color, and in shelf life. But I could not appreciate much taste. Of course these came from the supermarket, which may have had soomething to do with it.
- 23 Apr 2013 Neil KirkwoodSC, United Statespurchased a couple of sharon apples at the ft. jackson commissary...loved them. Nice and crispy, a bit sweeter than the fuji
We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet. If you have a Sharon tree you can register it here.
- Species: Malus domestica - Apple
- Parentage: McIntosh x Longfield
- Originates from: United States
- Introduced: 1906
- Developed by: Iowa State Agricultural Experiment Station
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1923-073
- Country of origin: United States
Where to buy fresh fruit
The following orchards grow Sharon: