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Smokehouse apple


Large, flattish shape, yellow flushed and striped red. Flesh crisp, yellowish, moderately fine-grained. Fresh cider flavor. Very good quality cooking, eating, and baking apple. Keeps well through March.


Smokehouse identification photos

  • Smokehouse on MM111 rootstock
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Visitor reviews

  • 01 Dec 2015  Beth,  PA / LANCASTER, United States
    Every year, I buy a half-bushel of Smokehouse apples in September and use them to make apple crisps. But I make sure that I have enough for the apple pies at Thanksgiving. They bake beautifully and keep well.
  • 29 Sep 2013  Tate Gale,  MAINE, United States
    I tried this apple this afternoon at an orchard in Mercer, Maine. They had one single Smokehouse tree. It was wonderfully crisp and almost as sweet as candy, but potently so. What a wonderful apple.
  • 26 Jan 2013  Ed,  WASHINGTON, United States
    Was rather disappointed with this apple. Was soft, dry, bland. I had high hopes for this variety, as I planted one in my orchard based on others' comments, and now almost wished I hadn't. I hope it was just a bad apple that I got.
  • 03 Nov 2012  Peter Refsnider,  FL, United States
    When I was young, our neighbor had a very large, old Smokehouse apple tree. If it's still alive, it has to be at least 100 years old. I'm 61 years old. My mother made the best apple sauce from these apples. She did this, year after year. The tree is in the town of North Wales, Pa.
  • 29 Feb 2012  Kerry Hansen,  United States
    I am getting ready to graft this variety on a tree that I am changing it's varieties.

Tree register

United States

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2019 season

  • 15th April  2019  - tree owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States

2017 season

  • 13th April  2017  - tree owned by Jerry in Point Reyes Station, United States

2012 season

2011 season

  • May  2011  - tree owned by Dan in Camano Island, United States

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Harvest records for this variety

2016 season

  • 1st week October  2016  - tree owned by Lcooper in Coquille, United States

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Open pollinated seedling of Vandevere
  • Originates from: Pennsylvania, United States
  • Introduced: 1837
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1914

Identification

  • Flesh colour: White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Fruit shape: Flat
  • Fruit shape: Flat-round
  • Fruit shape: Short-round-conical
  • Fruit shape: Round
  • Fruit shape: Round-conical

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Drying
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style: Aromatic
  • Flavour style: Honeyed / Scented
  • Harvest period: Early-Mid season
  • Harvest period: Mid season

Growing

  • Fruit bearing: Spur-bearer


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