Cole’s Quince

Accession

Palermo, ME [Waldo County]

Synonyms

Cole Quince, Cole, Turn-off Lane, Quince of Cole, Scarlet Perfume

Origin

Cornish, Maine; 1840

Season

Late August- early September

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Sauce, Pies

Distinctive Features

large, ribbed conic, rough yellow-green skin, russet stem splash and russet dots

Resembles

Calville Blanc d’Hiver, Blake, Munson Sweet, Naked Limbed Greening, Queen’s Pocket

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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