A dessert crab with truly excellent fruit for fresh eating, pickles and sauce. Round 2" yellow and bronze-red apple with some russeting. Firm crisp juicy fine-grained very sweet yellowish flesh.
For a growing number of people in central Maine, late September is Chestnut apple time. A lot of people love this apple and it always scores high at our Common Ground Country Fair taste tests. Chestnut alone with no sugar makes a sweet and subtle sauce.
Not a keeper, but can be stored for a month or two. Vigorous, somewhat weeping, medium-sized productive tree tends to bear annually. Disease resistant. Beautiful in bloom, mid-late season. Z3.
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