Shell of Alabama
The essence of green, piercing tart sweetness.
Texture: crisp, firm
Taste: really tart- really sweet, vigor
Size: medium to large
Uses: fresh- eating
Growing Conditions: partial to full sun, 6 plus sun hours
Ripening: mid June- mid July
Origin: Escambia County, Alabama, USA, late 1800s
Fun facts: Self- fertile. Developed by Mr. Green Shell in Appleton, AL. Mr Shell would ship apples north in July.