Empire Apples

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Empire

Appearance

Red with greenish/yellow undertones.

Flesh

Flavor notes include a mild aromatic sweet flavor with a subtle finish.

Use

Perfect for cooking, eating out of hand and making hard cider!

The Empire apple was cultivated in 1966 by scientists from the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station of Cornell University.  It is a cross between a McIntosh and a Red Delicious.  Did you know? The Empire accounts for 60% of all apple exports in New York.

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