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Pristine

Pristine is a medium round apple with translucent lemon-yellow skin and a light pink blush. A crisp, juicy apple with pale yellow flesh, its sweet-tart flavor has hints of citrus. Pristine is unusually crisp for an early season apple, and stores well compared to many early varieties. It is one of the earliest apples to ripen, in mid-August.

Discovered: 1975 West Lafayette, Indiana

Parentage: Camuzat x Co-Op 10

Harvest: Early Season

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THE SEASON IS IN FULL BLOOM AT APPLE HILL FARM

Blueberries, raspberries, and black currents are ready to be picked at Apple Hill Farm, 580 Mountain Road, Concord, New Hampshire, and apples will soon be on the way!

Pick-your-own hours are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to noon. 

In addition to berries, Apple Hill has lots of fresh vegetables, jams, jellies and fresh baked goods at the farm stand. The farm stand is open daily until 5:30 p.m.

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