Royal Empire

 

Bloom:  Mid-Season

USDA Zone:  4

Fruit Storage: Excellent

Ripen:  Sept – Oct

Uses:  Cider, fresh eating, salads, sauce sauce, baking and freezing. Good lunchbox apple.

Wolcott, New Yourk. Improved color over the original Empire, deep scarlet red with faint strip. Equivalent in every aspect to the Empire with more tree vigor.