Twenty Ounce

Accession

Sandy River Orchard; Mercer, ME [Somerset County]

Synonyms

American Eagle, Aurora, Blessing, Cayuga Red Streak, Coleman, Congress Apple?, Dunlap’s Aurora, Eighteen Ounce Apple, Governor Seward, Lima, Morgan’s Favorite, Oxheart, Twenty Ounce Apple, Wine of Connecticut, Wood

Origin

Cayuga County, New York; before 1843

Season

Fall

Uses

Cooking

Distinctive Features

very large, round, greenish yellow skin mottled and splashed with bright red, darker red stripes

Resembles

Congress

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer and Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested