Believed raised around 1707 from seeds brought from Rouen, France to Ribston Hall near Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England. Parent of the Cox’s Orange Pippin. The most highly esteemed Victorian dessert apple. Acidic, intense, rich, aromatic flavor.
Discovered by Hesse Hiatt in1872 growing in his orchard in Iowa, and originally named Hawkeye. Currently there are over 100 strains and over 30 varieties developed using Red Delicious as one of the parents! Mild, juicy, conical shape.
Cross between Golden Delicious and an unnamed variety. Developed by the Mountain Grove, Mississippi Agricultural Experiment Station and introduced in 1970. Wax-like fruit with even blush glowing over a bright lemon-yellow skin. Pear-like aroma, fine grained.
Cross between Jonathan and Rome by the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in 1910. Hard, crisp, juicy.
Developed to be highly resistant to major apple diseases. Crisp, juicy, sprightly.