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Pound Sweet Apple
Malus domestica 'Pound Sweet'
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Pound Sweet is not to be confused with Pumpkin Sweet, although it often shared common names. Pound Sweet is a very large golden-amber apple with firm yellowish flesh. It has a sweet unusual flavor and is fine for eating, but best when baked. The fruit ripens in late mid-season--- September to October.
Alternate Names: Pound Sweeting, Pumpkin Sweeting, Rhode Island Sweet, Round Sweet, Sweet Pumpkin, Vermont Pumpkin Sweet, Pumpkin Pound Sweet, Vermont Sweet, Yankee Apple
Pound Sweet originated in Connecticutt in 1834 and is often confused with Pumpkin Sweet which is similar, but a distinct variety.