Parentage: Possibly French crab x Rome Beauty
Ripening Period: Late October
Storage: Keeps for 3 months or more
Uses: Eating fresh, cooking (keeps shape)
Availability at Wilson’s Orchard: Pre-picked
Interesting Tidbit: This variety was discovered by Maria Ann Smith. She found it to be very good for both cooking and eating. Granny Smith became one of the first apple varieties to be sold internationally and has always been easily recognized by consumers due to its distinct appearance.