Newtown Spitzenburg


Often confused with Vandevere and Esopus Spitzenburg, Newtown Spitzenburg is crisp, aromatic, with outstanding flavor, mildly tart mingled with sweet. It bears unreliably, is not considered attractive due to its dull red color, and is too small to be marketable.

Discovered: 1817, Long Island, New York

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: None


Originating in Newtown, Long Island, Newtown Spitzenburg were first cited in 1817.