Wolf River (apple)

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'Wolf River' apple
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SpeciesMalus pumila
Hybrid parentageChance seedling
Cultivar'Wolf River'
Origin USA, pre-1875

Wolf River is an American cultivar of domesticated apple, which originates from the shores of the Wolf River of Wisconsin, in the United States of America, known since 1875.[1] Tree is exceptionally frost hardy and generally disease resistant. Fruit is large[2] commonly weighing over a pound[3][4] and fairly sweet, red blushed over yellow. Uses primarily for cooking, keeps shape in cooking, keeps good in storage, late harvest.[2] [3]


  1. ^ "Wolf River", National Fruit Collection, University of Reading and Brogdale Collections, retrieved 12 November 2015
  2. ^ a b Wolf River at Orange Pippin
  3. ^ a b Mr. Jacks Farm
  4. ^ Recipe Tips

External links[edit]

  • Beach, S.A.; Booth, N.O.; Taylor, O.M. (1905), "Wolf River", The apples of New York, 2, Albany: J. B. Lyon, pp. 245–246