Username:  
Password:  
Sources:
Link to share market Market Logo

Enter the
Share Market®

Produce Briefs...
  • Link to Ramps
    Ramps

    The wild ramp, AKA wild leek, botanical name Allium tricoccum, is a flowering perennial plant that grows in clusters. It is a member of the Allium family along with onions and leeks
  • Link to Calamondin Limes
    Calamondin Limes

    The Calamondin lime is a cross between a sour, loose skinned mandarin and a kumquat, therefore technically making it an orangequat.
  • Link to Salanova┬« Lettuces
    Salanova® Lettuces

    Salanova® lettuce is a full-sized variety developed for the baby lettuce market. Botanically these varieties are scientifically known as Lactuca sativa.
Empire Apple picture Magnify picture

Empire Apple


Inventory, lb : 0
This item was last sold on : 10/23/19
     
 
Grower
See Canyon Apple Orchards    

Description/Taste


Empire apples are bright red with faint white striations; its top is capped with a light green blush. It is a medium-sized apple and round with a creamy white interior. Its crisp and juicy flesh has a flavor that is sweet like a Red Delicious and tart like a McIntosh.

Seasons/Availability


Empire apples are available in the fall and early winter months.

Current Facts


Empire apples are a member of the rose family (Rosaceae) along with pears and quince. A successful cross between Red Delicious and McIntosh, the Empire contains flavor characteristics of both its parent apples. Empire apples were bred to resist pre harvest fruit drop and have a low likelihood of developing fireblight, a disease common in the Rosaceae family.