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York Imperial

York Imperial
Description
York Imperial is an important apple which is grown commercially in the Middle Atlantic states and over a belt of country extending from these states westward into Missouri and Kansas. Known for its growth in York, Pennsylvania.
Flesh quality
Firm, crisp, somewhat breaking, a little coarse, moderately tender, moderately juicy, at first sprightly subacid but becoming mild subacid or nearly sweet, somewhat aromatic, and good to very good.
Flesh color
yellow
Skin quality
Tough, bright, and smooth.
Skin color
pink-red, red, yellow blushed, green blushed
Sizes
large, medium, above medium, below medium, small
Shape
round, truncate, oblate
General quality
Deficient in quality.
Uses
market
Eating season starts in
December
Eating season ends in
March
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