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Surprise apple

Malus domestica
Small, green winter apple with creamy white, red stained flesh.

USDA identification images for Surprise

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.

    Offspring of this variety

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    United States

    United Kingdom


    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2012 season

    • April  2012  - tree owned by Robin in Vancouver, Canada

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 1831
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2000-093


    • Country of origin: United Kingdom

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    The following orchards grow Surprise:

    United States


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