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Malus domestica 'Rhode Island Greening'
common name: Orchard Apple
full sun, part shade
moist soil, clay soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Cooking apple producing large, firm, tart flavoured, green-skinned fruits, often with some red tinting around the stem. May also be used for eating if harvested when fully ripe. Keeps well through winter.
Moderately fertile, well drained soil, preferably in full sun.
Harvest fruit from late September to November.
Size depends on the grafting rootstock.
Old American variety originating about 1650 at Green’s End, Newport, Rhode Island.