Maiden Blush

Accession

Searsmont, ME [Waldo County]

Synonyms

Maiden’s Blush, Blush, Hawthornden (of the English), Red Creek, Lady Blush, Vestal

Origin

Burlington, New Jersey; before 1810

Season

Early fall

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking, Drying

Distinctive Features

waxy yellow with a dull red or pink blush, large, slightly conic

Resembles

Gideon, White Winter Pearmain, Gardiner Yellow, Pound Sweet

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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