Apple Tree, Jacob's

SKU: AT0034

SOLD OUT for 2017

  • Greenish yellow
  • Moderately firm, crisp, juicy, sweet
  • Excellent sweet baking apple
  • Ripens Oct-Dec
  • Trees ship Spring 2018

SOLD OUT for 2017

(aka Jacob’s Sweet) Medford, Massachusetts c.1860. Form: roundish, often inclined to conic and sometimes slightly oblate, medium to large size. Skin: waxen or glossy, clear yellow or greenish, often with red blush and occasional russet and russet dots. Flesh: whitish tinged with yellow, moderately firm and coarse, very tender, crisp, juicy, slightly aromatic, sweet; good to very good for dessert though known as an excellent sweet baking apple. Ripens October to December.

Apple images from:

U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705

NALDC Record Details