Also called newtown pippin apple, albermarle pippin apple
High quality dessert and processing apple. Selected by early colonists as an export to meet British apple quality standards. Thomas Jefferson planted this variety at Monticello in 1778. Excellent cider apple. Keeps for six months in proper storage. Antique variety, originates in Elmhurst (formerly Newtown), New York, circa 18th century. Cold-hardy. Ripens in late October. Best pollinators: Cortland, Stark® Jon-A-Red® Jonathan Apple, or Starkrimson® Red Delicious.