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Shay apple

The red elongated fruit is crisp, sweet, and great for fresh eating.

USDA identification images for Shay

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.

    Visitor reviews

    • 12 Oct 2013  United States
      We have a Shay grafted on Mark stock. It is a reliable producer and a delightful Macintosh style apple. The Shay is our most disease resistant apple. Our other apples may show scab or have some coddling moth issues, but the shays look like they came from the store. They keep well.

    Tree register

    United States

    Harvest records for this variety

    2012 season

    • 4th week September  2012  - tree owned by Kim in Shoreline, United States


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: United States
    • Developed by: Oregon State Experiment Station


    • Country of origin: United States

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