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Braeburn

Braeburn is a slightly conical, crimson red apple overlaid on thin, yellow skin. Its yellow flesh is dense, aromatic, and juicy, and it has sweet-tart flavor with a hint of citrus.

Braeburn is good for both fresh eating and cooking, and it has three to four times as much Vitamin C as the average apple. It keeps well in storage.

Discovered: 1952 Nelson, New Zealand

Parentage: Lady Hamilton x Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

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Roxbury Russets, Averill Farm, Washington, Connecticut. (Bar Lois Weeks)

Learn About Old Apples of New England

Have you ever wondered where the apples we see through out New England come from? Come and explore with us the fascinating history of how apples were developed and spread from New England around the country.

This day-long seminar will explore the role of apples in Colonial life and how they spread from farm to farm. If you are interested in where food comes from, American history and role of this important fruit, and how we maintain our apple heritage this seminar is for you.

We will have four great speakers through out the day focusing on

Pippins in New England

Cider and Apple Brandy in Colonial New England

The Art of the Graft and the Rise of Nurseries

The Future of Heritage Apples
A light lunch will be provided.
There will be plenty of time to learn from the other participants about their special interests and projects. An optional dinner will be offered at the end of the event for
those who want to enjoy each other’s company.

For more information and tickets go to ciderdays.com

Hightop Sweet apple (Bar Lois Weeks)