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Delivering the Apples for Thanksgiving

NEW ENGLAND APPLE GROWERS can sometimes seem a pessimistic lot. No matter what time of year you talk to them, their…

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Mutsu (Crispin)

Mutsu is an excellent dessert, salad, and cider apple. It has a sweet, light flavor when cooked, and it holds its shape well. Mutsu can grow quite large (a pie may require as few as three apples). Its skin is yellow with a slight orange blush, and the flesh is white to pale yellow.

Discovered: 1930, Japan

Parentage: Golden Delicious x Indo

Harvest: Late Season

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The 2023 New England Apples wall calendar is here!

Every month features:

  • Beautiful photographs of New England orchards by Cosmo LaViola, Russell Steven Powell, and Bar Lois Weeks (plus front and back covers — 14 in all);
  • Photographs and descriptions of a different apple; and
  • A health tip about the benefits of eating apples.

Inside the back cover is a list of orchards, complete with contact information and websites.

Order yours by sending $10 to:

New England Apples, PO Box 41, Hatfield, MA 01038

Price includes postage and handling.

Or better yet, support New England’s apple growers by becoming a member of New England Apple Association, and receive a calendar as our gift!

New England Apples individual membership form

For more information, write to info@newenglandapples.org.