Swaar is a large, slightly conical green apple with a yellow blush and some russeting. Its light yellow flesh is crisp, sweet, and moderately juicy. Swaar is considered better for fresh eating than cooking.
Discovered: 1804, Hudson River Valley, New York
Swaar was discovered by Dutch settlers in New York’s Hudson River Valley and was first cited in 1804 (its Dutch name refers to its size and weight).