Somerset of Maine

Accession

New Sharon, ME [Franklin County]

Synonyms

Somerset, Downs Somerset, Thompson Somerset

Origin

Somerset County, ME; before 1849

Season

Late Summer

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Pies

Distinctive Features

large, oblate, bright yellow with red splashes and stripes, long stem

Resembles

McIntosh (size and shape), Cortland (shape), Baldwin (color), Blue Pearmain (color and bloom)

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer

DNA Information

Not yet tested