Quince of Cole

Sweet Tart

Quince of Cole, or Cole’s Quince, is a medium-sized, yellow apple with a boxy shape. This early season variety has white flesh and a citrusy sweet-tart flavor that mellows in storage to a quince-like flavor.

Discovered: Mid 1800s, Maine

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Early Season


Quince of Cole was discovered by Captain Henry Cole in Cornish, Maine, in the mid-1800s.