Rhode Island Greening

Accession

Sandy River Orchard; Mercer, ME [Somerset County]

Synonyms

Greening, Jersey Greening (?), Burlington Greening, Hampshire Greening, Jersey Greening, Greening Rhode Island, Green's Inn, Greenling Von Rhode Island, Russine, Bell Dubois

Origin

Newport, Rhode Island; about 1650

Season

Fall

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Cooking

Distinctive Features

large, smooth waxy green to yellowish- green skin, often a red-orange blush, numerous greenish-white dots, often has russeted cavity

Resembles

Fallawater, Northwest Greening

Status of Name

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DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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