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APPLE ORCHARDS are a central, iconic, ever-evolving feature of the New England landscape, the living past. Apple trees change with…

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Suncrisp

Suncrisp is a large, juicy, yellow apple with orange-red striping and a yellow, crisp, and sweet-tart flesh making it a good fresh eating and cider apple. It ripens in October and can be kept for a few months.

Discovered: 1990s, New Jersey

Parentage: Golden Delicious x (Cox's Orange Pippin x Cortland)

Harvest: Late Season

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Apple Thanksgiving

APPLE ORCHARDS are a central, iconic, ever-evolving feature of the New England landscape, the living past. Apple trees change with...

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The 2022 New England Apples wall calendar is here!

Every month features:

  • Beautiful photographs of New England orchards by 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.