Windfalls: Found Apple Poems. Selections from The Letter B.

 
assorted apples
 
Birmingham Pippin

Brummage Pippin, Grummage Pippin

Yellow russett,

round,

table, first rate:

January to June.

A Warwickshire apple.

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Betsey.

-Yellowish russett,

oblate,

conical, middle-sized, table,

first-rate;

November to February;

tender juicy flesh.

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Black Crab

( Black Borsdorffer ). – Darkish red,

roundish, small,

indifferent;

curious on account of it’s colour,

in other respects worthless.

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The Gardener”s Monthly Volume.

The Apple

It’s Culture, Uses, and History

1847

by George William Johnson & R. Errington

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