Inside, the apples have off-white, tender, juicy, finely-textured flesh which is aromatic.
They have a sweet taste with a mild bit of tartness.
The fruit ripens in October / November.
U.S. Plant patent No.3,488.
All purpose for fresh-eating, pies, sauce, cider.
Stores only one to three months.
Priscilla Apples were developed by the cooperative program of Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois Universities from a cross between Starking Delicious apples and an experimental apple named “PRI 610-2” (whose parentage was McIntosh, Golden Delicious and Rome.)
Named for the wife of F. D. Hovde, president of Purdue University.
Aka Co Op 4 Apples.