Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Apples :: Prairie Spy

Late Season • Sweet

Prairie Spy apples at market.
Late October

A sweet apple with excellent flavor, which only improves in storage. Good sized, firm and dense apples. Great for fresh eating, cooking and storage. An attractive fruit that is cherry red over green-yellow.

Introduced in 1940, by the University of Minnesota.

Parentage: Unknown.

Extra long keeping winter storage apple. Keeps 3- 5 months in storage. Stores very well until mid-January, then waning in quality into March.

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