Blenheim Orange

Accession

Geneva, NY (USDA)

Synonyms

Blenheim, Blenheim Pippin, Woodstock Pippin

Origin

Old Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England; c. 1740

Season

October

Uses

Cooking, Fresh eating, Dessert

Distinctive Features

oblate, bright orange skin, large open calyx

Resembles

Cox’s Orange Pippin, Bietigeimer, Colorado Orange, Benoni, Canadian Strawberry, Wagener

Status of Name

Verified

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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