- a red variety of apple that ripens in the autumn.
Origin of Winesap
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They are then to be used as "stocks" on which to graft Baldwin, Winesap or other varieties.The Apple-Tree
L. H. Bailey
I consider the Winesap the best, as it has paid me the best, and I am planting for winter profit only these two.
I store in an out cellar covered with dirt, in barrels, and find Winesap keeps the best.
I have stored some in barrels in cellar, and all kept well, Winesap perhaps a little the better.
I would not recommend the Winesap as a commercial apple, as it is usually small.