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Virginia Greening apple

A large, oblate, yellowish-green apple with hard, firm flesh. Valued as a late keeper. Flesh creamy yellow or greenish, very firm, hard, breaking, coarse, moderately juicy, mild, subacid becoming somewhat sweet.

USDA identification images for Virginia Greening

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

    • 15 Jan 2019  CA, United States
      My grandfather was in the wholesale produce business in the 1930s with his uncles in San Francisco. He mentioned that this variety was very popular in China, and they shipped them there from the US (I’m assuming by ship.) they did by boat)

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple

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