Gray apple

Pomme Grise

Pomme Grise is a small, juicy apple with thick, tough skin lightly covered with brown russeting. Its pale yellow flesh…

Mother apples (Russell Steven Powell photo)
Why the iconic apple?

CHANCES ARE you would not be reading this if I were writing about spinach or carrots. Healthy and delicious as…

McIntosh Plus: New England Apples From Canada

IF McINTOSH were its sole contribution, Canada would occupy a special place among producers of New England apples. McIntosh has…

Beautiful Ugly Apples (Golden, Knobbed, and Roxbury Russets, Pomme Grise, and Pitmaston Pineapple)

PERHAPS THE MOST OVERLOOKED applesĀ are the russets, undoubtedly due to their dull, rough-looking skin. It is a shame, as they…