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Sweet Winesap apple

An attractive red winter apple, symmetrical, uniform, medium to large size. It is excellent in quality for dessert or for baking or other culinary uses. Skin tough, smooth, pale yellow or greenish nearly overspread with bright light red with carmine stripes. Flesh nearly white, firm, rather fine, moderately crisp, tender, juicy, distinctly sweet, good to very good.

USDA identification images for Sweet Winesap

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


  • Year: 1912

  • Year: 1898

  • Year: 1912

Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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Canada

  • Dan in Vittoria, ONTARIO

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Not a sport of Winesap

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