Stayman Winesap

Stayman Winesap

Flavor: Vinous and tart

Approximate Ripening: Mid October

Uses: Eating, baking, cider

Trivia: A seedling of Winesap raised in 1866 by Dr. Joseph Stayman of Leavenworth, KS and introduced to market in 1895 by Stark Brothers Nurseries

Notes: Like biting into fine wine: that’s what eating a Stayman Winesap is like.  It’s one of the unrivaled pleasures of the Fall season.  Tart, spicy, and flushed a deep maroon, Stayman Winesap is an apple for the true connoisseur.