[NAFEX] Jewel Apple

Lon Rombough 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 
-Lon Rombough

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
>   www.nut-tree-nursery.com    
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