Sweet Tart

Gilpin, also known as Carhouse, is a small- to medium-sized and conical apple. It is mostly red with a hint of orange over a yellow base. A good keeper, its flavor is mild and sweet, its skin heavy, and the flesh somewhat dry.

Discovered: Early 1800s, Virginia

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: None


Gilpin was discovered in Virginia in the early 1800s. Grown for a time in New England, its lineage is unknown.