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Maharishi School Orchard

Apricot Tree

Row 1

Position 1

 

Ripening Time:

Mid July

 

Tasting Notes:

Taken as a small tree from the Sinton home on Madison Ave

Sweet and prolific

 

Apple Tree

Row 1

Position 2

 

Ripening Time:

late September

 

Tasting Notes:

small to medium sized oblate (flattened) fruit. White flesh. Crisp, sweet with slight tartness. Slightly fibrous skin. Good eating apple. Jonamac?

Seckel Pear Tree

Row 1

Position 3

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested early to mid-August

 

Tasting Notes:

Small, sweet, crunchy. Excellent for eating or baking.

Apple Tree -Early Mac

Row 1

Position 4

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested Aug 27 - Sept 5

 

Tasting Notes

Tart, good for baking

Apple Tree

Row 1

Position 5

 

Ripening Time:

later. late Sept- mid Oct?

 

Tasting Notes:

Apple, larger fruit. Firm, slightly tart. Good for eating, Carmel apples, etc.

Empire?

Apricot Tree

Row 2

Position 1

 

Ripening Time:

Mid July?

 

Tasting Notes:

Taken as a small tree from the Sinton home on Madison Ave

Sweet and prolific

Lodi Apple

Row 2

Position 2

Ripening Time:

Late July

Tasting Notes:

Large, yellow apple with sweet flavor

Apple Tree

Row 2

Position 3

 

Ripening Time:

late September

 

Tasting Notes:

Small, sweet, crunchy. 

Apple Tree

Row 2

Position 4

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested Sep 10-20

 

Tasting Notes:

Tastes "a little like a Fuji apple". Yellow tinge with a rust blush.

Apple Tree

Row 2

Position 5

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested Sep 10-20

 

Tasting Notes:

yellow/green fruit with pinkish blush. Firm sweet tasteful fruit. 

Seckel Pear Tree

Greenhouse Side

Position B

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested early to mid-August

 

Tasting Notes:

Small, sweet, crunchy. Excellent for eating or baking.

Bavay Green Plum Tree

Greenhouse Side

Position D

 

Ripening Time:

No fruit yet

 

Tasting Notes:

 

Seckel Pear Tree

Row 3

Position 1

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested early to mid-August

 

Tasting Notes:

Small, sweet, crunchy. Excellent for eating or baking.

Asian Pear Tree

Row 3

Position 2

 

Ripening Time:

?

 

Tasting Notes:

A few large, round fruit, brown skin, very sweet

Seckel Pear Tree

Row 3

Position 3

 

Ripening Time:

Harvested early to mid-August

 

Tasting Notes:

Small, sweet, crunchy. Excellent for eating or baking.

Unknown Tree

Row 3

Position 4

 

Ripening Time:

No fruit. Bark is smooth like a plum tree.

 

Tasting Notes:

 

Apple Tree

Row 3

Position 5

 

Ripening Time:

late Sept- mid Oct?

 

Tasting Notes:

Firm crisp apple, slightly tart yet tasty.