From the founding of Jamestown to the time of Washington and Jefferson, every plantation owner made cider, drank cider, and bragged about his cider.
RUSTY COAT is likely an American variety that is similar to the Golden Russet, except the skin color is darker, it is heavier russeted, and the flesh is drier. It shows some resistance to diseases. A long keeper, it was once popular for drying and late winter dessert. It ripens in October.
- Mid Fall - October