Newtown Spitzenburg

Accession

Unknown

Synonyms

Barrett’s Spitzenurgh, Burlington, Burlington Spitzenberg, Esopus Vandervere, Fall Vandervere, Flushing, Joe Berrry, Kountz, Matchless, New York Vandevere, Newton, Ox Apple, Ox Eye, Ox Eye Striped, Queen of the Desert, Spiced Ox Eye, Spitzenberg, Vandevere,

Origin

Newtown, Long Island, New York; before 1804

Season

Fall

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking

Distinctive Features

ribbed, smooth yellow skin blushed with orange-red, streaked with dark red stripes,russet dots and bluish bloom

Resembles

Mother, Hubbardston Nonesuch, Salome, Wealthy

Status of Name

Verified Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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