Mother

Accession

USDA; Geneva, NY

Synonyms

American Mother, Gardener's Apple, Mother Apple, Mother of America, Queene Anne

Origin

Worcester County, Massachusetts; before 1811

Season

Fall- Winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert

Distinctive Features

large roundish oblong, short stem, golden skin washed and striped with crimson, numerous brown and yellow dots

Resembles

Esopus Spitzenburg, Bailey Sweet

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts and DNA confirmed

DNA Information

Confirmed correct; Parent of Bakers Delicious, Thomas Rivers and a bunch of European things
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