Braeburn

Description

This apple’s rich, sweet-tart, spicy flavor is high-impact. Color varies from orange to red over a yellow background. Aromatic, juicy and crisp, this apple is very firm. Braeburns are great for snacking and baking. Washington growers harvest the variety in September and early October. Consumers can purchase Washington Braeburns from October through July.

Origin

Introduction to market: 1952
Place of origin: New Zealand
Parentage: Uncertain, discovered as a chance seedling. Its probable parents are Lady Hamilton and Granny Smith.

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