Rome

Accession

Sandy River Orchard; Mercer, ME [Somerset County]

Synonyms

Rome Beauty, Foust's Rome Beauty, Gillett's Seedling, Press Ewing, Roman Beauty, Royal Red, Starbuck, Phoenix (erroneously)

Origin

Rome, Ohio about 1817

Season

Winter

Uses

Cooking

Distinctive Features

pale yellow-green skin blushed bright reddish orange, carmine stripes, numerous white dots, long stem

Resembles

Arctic, Baldwin, Boardman, Hubbardston Pippin, Red Canada

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer and Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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