Rare Apple

Shiawassee

Shiawassee is an apple from Shiawassee County, Michigan, discovered in 1850, it is oblate in shape, red with some yellow-green…

Sheppard’s Sweet

Sheppard’s Sweet is from Windham County, Connecticut, in the mid-1800s. It is large, pink-orange in color with a light yellow…

Salome

Salome was discovered in Ottawa, Illinois, in 1853. It is medium, round, with a rich ruby red skin and prominent…

Seaconk Sweeting

Seaconk Sweeting is a mid-season apple from Connecticut dating to the 1860s. It has watery red streaks over a green…

Ramsdell Sweet

Ramsdell Sweet (Hurlbut, Ramsdell’s Red, Red Pumpkin Sweet) was discovered by Rev. Hezekiah S. Ramsdell (or Ramsdel) of West Thompson,…

Ralls

Ralls is from Virginia, dating to the late 1700s. A large, conical apple, it is mostly red with green highlights.…

Pumpkin Russet

Pumpkin Russet (Pumpkin Sweet, Pumpkin Sweeting, Sweet Russet) was grown in New England beginning in the early 1800s, and first…

Primate

Primate was discovered in Onondaga County, New York, in 1840. It is a large yellow apple with a boxy shape,…

Pewaukee

Pewaukee is a cross of Duchess of Oldenburg and Northern Spy, developed in Pewaukee, Wisconsin, before 1870. A medium-large, oblate…

Peck Pleasant

Peck Pleasant (Peck) originated in Rhode Island in the early 1800s, and for some years it was widely grown in…

Paw Paw

Paw Paw was named for Paw Paw, Michigan, where it was discovered in the mid-1800s. Dark red with prominent lenticels…

Paragon

Paragon is a Winesap-type apple originating in Tennessee, around 1830: medium, round, ruby red with some russeting, and occasional patches…