Yellow Bellflower

Accession

Vassalboro, ME [Kennebec County]

Synonyms

Bellefleur, Bellflower, Bishop's Pippin, Yellow Bellfleur, Belle Flavoise, Belleflour Jaune, Bishop's Pippin of Nova Scotia, Gelber Bellefleur, Gelber Bellefleur, Gelber Belle Fleur, Gelber Englischer Schonbluhender, Lady Washington, Lincoln Pippin, Linneous Pippin, Metzgerapfel,

Origin

Burlington County, New Jersey; about 1742

Season

Fall-Winter

Uses

Fresh eating/dessert, Storage, Cooking

Distinctive Features

conic, ribbed, yellow skin often with orange-red blush, numerous dots

Resembles

Dickinson, Flory, Kirkland, Mason Orange, Minister, Moyer, Newman, Occident, Ortley, Titus Pippin,

Status of Name

Verified by Old Timer and Visually by Experts

DNA Information

Assumed to be correct; not tested
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