Yellow Transparent is a large early-season culinary apple, originating from Russia and quite widespread in Europe and North America. The tree is very winter-hardy.
In Europe this variety is usually known as White Transparent, and in some areas is called the Glass apple (on account of its slightly translucent skin).
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.
Sports are natural genetic mutations of the original variety.
The following orchards grow Yellow Transparent:
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