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Stearns apple

Red stripes and a yellow background. It's creamy white flesh, although crisp to the teeth, is melting and tender and almost dissolves on the tongue. Its flavor has a rich luscious pure apple taste. Good savory taste. Plenty of sweetness, acidity, & juice. Fruits up to 3' in circumference.

USDA identification images for Stearns

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.

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    United States


    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: New York, United States
    • Introduced: 1900
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1952-122


    • Country of origin: United States

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