From the founding of Jamestown to the time of Washington and Jefferson, every plantation owner made cider, drank cider, and bragged about his cider.
BLUE PEARMAIN was popular in 19th century New England, and its origin is uncertain. Mild, aromatic and sweet, which are characteristics of the pearmain flavor, the background is a pale-red, splashed and striped with a purplish-red and a pale-blue bloom over the entire surface. The flesh of this large oblate dessert apple is yellowish, coarse, and aromatic. Ripens in September, will shrivel in storage.
- Early Fall - September