Gideon

Accession

Dixmont, ME [Penobscot County]

Synonyms

Unknown

Origin

Excelsior, Minnesota; 1888

Season

Mid-fall to early winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Sauce, Pies

Distinctive Features

pale yellow with bright pink blush, very small round basin

Resembles

Primate, Winter Banana, Fall Pippin, Maiden Blush, Winter Harvey, Porter, Princess Louise

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts and DNA

DNA Information

Tested 2020; one parent is Duchess; matched with what was formerly thought to be Leland Pippin from Lincolnville
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