Manchester Connecticut 1834. Hardy Zone 4-8. Planted in Ohio in days of the Civil War specifically for production of apple butter which was shipped in wooden barrels. Large to very large round ribbed fruit. Skin tough yellow green with brown flush, some scarf skin. Firm sweet to very sweet semi juicy yellow flesh, may sometimes watercore. Very vigorous tree with upright spreading hanging branches. Ripens Late September to Late October. Keeps until Dec. Usually annual, may become biennial. Obtained from an old tree growing near the town of Waldo WI.
Keywords (optional; may include species, genus, family, planting season, etc): malus, domestica, pumila, apple
Is this seed certified organic?:
No, but no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it
No, and synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it.
Available year round?:
No; see lister's profile for availability times
Quantity (optional; may be min. # of seeds, or packet weight, or other measure of quantity): Good wood on this one, will send: 2- (8" to 10" sticks)
Listing created Jan 4, 2023