A guide to more than 200 varieties of apples! This fascinating and helpful guide will offer practical advice about rare heirlooms and newly discovered varieties, chapters on the rich tradition of apple growing in New England and on the afathersa of American applesaMassachusetts natives John Chapman (aJohnny Appleseeda) and Henry David Thoreau. Apples of New England will present the apple in all its splendor: as biological wonder, super food, work of art, and cultural icon. Apples of New England will be an indispensable resource for anyone identifying apples in New England orchards, farm stands, grocery storesaor their own backyard. Photographs of the more than 200 apples discovered, grown, or sold in New England will be accompanied by notes about flavor and texture, history, ripening time, storage quality, and best use.Jersey Mac is a mediumsize, round apple with a tough, dark red skin withgreen and red patches.Its tender, white flesh is mild and sweet, with hintsof strawberry. It does not store well, but itcan be used for both cooking andfresh eating.
|Title||:||Apples of New England: A User's Guide|
|Publisher||:||The Countryman Press - 2014-09-15|