Starkey

Accession

Vassalboro, ME [Kennebec County]

Synonyms

Foster’s Nonsuch, Starkie, Starkie Pippin

Origin

Vassalboro, Maine; before 1800

Season

Fall-Winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Storage, Cooking

Distinctive Features

oblate, pale yellow skin washed with bright red, darker red stripes, white dots, greenish russet in cavity

Resembles

Garden Royal, Pomme de Fer

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer

DNA Information

Not yet tested