Braeburn: “Sweet/Hard Keeper”
Braeburn is a sweet winter apple. Available around the first of November, this apple is a crisp option for the holidays. High impact flavor. The crisp, aromatic Braeburn blends sweetness and tartness just right for snacks and salads. It bakes well and makes an excellent sauce that requires little or no sugar, and has excellent keeping qualities. The flesh is pale, cream colored, crisp and juicy. Braeburn was discovered as a chance seedling near Nelson, New Zealand in 1952. Its probable parents are Lady Hamilton and Granny Smith.
Approximate Date Available: Nov 1
Approximate Availability: Until December
Uses: Eating, Salad, Sauce, Pie