Name this Apple

Was asked to identify this apple.
Apple was still hanging on tree in Oct. in Kentucky. FB_IMG_1643751556649|690x924 FB_IMG_1643751842466

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How does Apple McAppleson sound? :laughing:

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Its a start…lol

I still had a couple Arkansas Black hanging into mid November. So, hanging into October is no record.

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No but not a early apple neither so rules that category out.

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The first photo kinda looks like a russet variety maybe, but the second photo looks like a different apple.

So we know it is not an early variety, so that narrows it down a bit, so that help. Before you spend too much time I think the first thing I would do is confirm there is a graft. If there is no graft on the trunk it is possible that tree was grown from seed and is not a named variety at all.

What does the bark and leaves look like?

Do the apples grow primarily on spurs along the branches or primarily at the tips of the branches?

Do you know the age or the history of the tree?

Is there another apple tree nearby that is a known variety? Perhaps they were purchased together as recommended pollinators.

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A lot of unanswered questions. I’m getting scions off that tree soon. I’ll check it out and personally talk with the lady that has the tree and find out as much as I can about the tree and pass along.

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