Winter Banana

Sweet
Description

Winter Banana is large and yellow with a blush of red on its waxy skin. This apple’s firm flesh is mild, crispy, and juicy. Ripening in September to October, it is neither a good cooking apple nor an apple that stores well. Most people do not detect any flavor of banana. The name likely comes from its beautiful yellow color.

Discovered: 1876 Cass County, Indiana

Parentage: Unknown

Harvest: Late Season

History

Winter Banana was first discovered as a seedling in Cass County, Indiana in 1876, and it was later introduced in 1890.