Monthly Archives: August 2019

Apple – Viking variety – New for 2019

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An early ripening Apple – Yellow Transparent, early August

An early ripening Apple – Yellow Transparent that ripens in early August. In good years (like 2019) it was ripe in late July. It was thought to be a US variety, but it originated in Latvia, 1850’s, hence its cold … Continue reading

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Early ripening Apple – ‘Widows Friend’ end of July

This variety of Apple named Widows Friend, ripens very early at the end of July. It is a small to medium sized eating apple, generally of yellowish skin, but bright red on the sunny side. When fully ripe it has … Continue reading

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