Granny Smith

Granny Smith

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Generally

The 'Green Global Apple' in Europe gained great importance in the 60's and spread rapidly, particularly in France and Italy.

Origin

This variety is a coincidence seedling. Maria-Ann Smith discovered it in her garden close to Sydney in 1868, and named it it “grandma” (granny) and the world success story of Granny Smith had begun.

Fruit

The Granny is a medium to large variety with grass-green colour.

Flavour

They are freshly juicy and delicately acidic with robust flesh.

Maturity

They are ready from the beginning of October.

Storage

In cold storage until the end of January and in CA storage until the end of February.

Recommendation

It may be consumed freshly, but also baked and cooked to make desserts, fruit salads, strudels, sweets, cocktails and compotes.