Granny Smith


Granny Smith is spring green with gray dots called lenticels. The crisp flesh is greenish white, the peel on the tough side. It is a tart pie and fresh eating apple. Harvest begins in mid-October.

Discovered: 1860s Sydney, Australia

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season


Anne Smith, an emigrant from England to Australia, found the first chance seedling of Granny Smith on her property in the 1860s. Possibly it grew from the seed of a French Crab. By the 1930s, they were being exported to England.