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Mary Reid

MARY REID is one of many apples known only to a small community or to a family, handed down through generations. This one was grown by several families in southern Caswell County, N.C., where David Vernon (New Centruy Farm) grew up. A good eating apple, fantastic for cooking, and it dries well. Medium in size and can vary on the same tree. Skin is green with a definite red on the sunny side and is sometimes striped. Flesh is white, fine-grained and somewhat tart. It ripens over at least five weeks from late July to early September.

Ripening Period

  • Mid Summer - July
  • Late Summer - August
  • Early Fall - September