Apple "Lyman's Large Summer"
Order fulfilment occurs after harvest between April 1st - April 30th
Lyman's Large (Yellow) Summer
Heritage American Dessert Apple
[Acid-medium; Sugar-medium/high; Tannin-low]
Sweet, Well-Balanced, Juicy
- Shape: Large, round, flattened.
- Skin: Green with some yellow halos, and sometimes a burnished copper on the sun-side
- Flesh: Crisp when fresh, yellowish, juicy
A well-balanced, sweet and mildly tart early eating apple.
In 1844, an S. Lyman of Middlefield, CT introduced an apple under the name “Large Yellow Summer,” of a similar time that a James Dougall of Amherstburg, ON presented a similar fruit at a fair in 1847. Thought to be lost, but accidentally planted and identified in Maine in 1941.
- Precocity: Late
- Vigour: Average
- Disease Tolerance: N/A
- Zone Hardiness: 4 (Map Link)
- Pollination Group: IV (Chart) (Diploid, Self-Sterile)
- Cropping: Regular
- Picking Season: August
- Storage: Short
- Special Care: Tip Bearing, long drooping branches
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