York Imperial Apple

Title

York Imperial Apple

Title

York Imperial Apple

Date

1948-04-05

County

York

Type

Roadside

Marker Location

S. George St. (SR 3001 / old US 111), just S of intersection w/ Old Baltimore Pk. & Monument Rd., ~2 miles S of York

Marker Text

Here, at a nursery located on Springwood Farms, a new variety of apple was propagated by Jonathan Jessop in 1820. In 1855 it was named the "York Imperial." It became a leading variety which was widely grown in the U.S.

Files

york-imperial-apple.jpg

Citation

“York Imperial Apple,” The Land of Penn and Plenty: Bringing History to the Table, accessed August 9, 2020, https://pafoodways.omeka.net/items/show/15.