Originally Duchess of Oldenberg was planted extensively wherever growers needed extreme hardiness. Fruit medium to large; color pale yellow covered with splashes and stripes of pinkish red. Excellent flavor with tart overtones. Very good for cooking. Duchess is one of the best pie apples for coldest climates. Scab resistant.
Uses: Fresh Eating & Cooking
Harvest: Very Early
Attributes: Very Cold Hardy & Scab Resistance