[NAFEX] Jewel Apple
lonrom at hevanet.com
Mon Aug 30 22:04:20 EDT 2004
You are referring to Richard Fahey. His Crown Jewel is a recent find
of his own, while this other "Jewel" is much older, since the orchard
in question in the original letter was known to be at least 80 years
On Aug 30, 2004, at 6:57 PM, England's Orchard and Nursery wrote:
> If the Apple you are referring to came from up state New York and
> was listed in a copy of Pomona.
> The article was written by a fellow that also was a advocate of the
> Christian homestead movement (the name escapes me at the moment) the
> Name of the apple is Crown Jewel -- A light red apple with green
> blushes. The top is covered with a light crown of Russet flowing
> near the stem end and over the top the taste is a fine grain winter
> apple that sweeten over a long period.
> Clifford England
> England's Orchard and Nursery
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