Mitchell's Red Warrior

Originated in 1869 or 1870, at Cresco, northern Iowa, by J. B. Mitchell; tree hardy and very productive. Distinct from the Red Warrior described by Downing. A good apple, but the present name is too long.

Fruit above medium to large, roundish, slightly conical, regular; surface light yellow, nearly covered with bright mixed red and crimson, heavily and distinctly striped and splashed with carmine, a beautiful fruit; dots obscure, few, very minute, white; cavity regular, narrow, acute, slightly russeted; stem short; basin narrow, very abrupt, wavy; calyx open; segments erect convergent. Core closed; cells ovate, slit; tube funnel-shaped; stamens median; seeds few, flattened, long-pointed, medium; flesh white, juicy, pleasant subacid, good. Season, same as Wealthy.

Monmouth (Red Cheek Pippin)

Origin, Monmouth Co., New Jersey; tree productive, of moderate upright growth.

Fruit large; form roundish oblate, slightly conic, obscurely five-angled, slightly truncated; surface greenish yellow, with handsome red blush; dots minute, green and russet; cavity large, wide, regular or wavy, slightly russeted; stem short, thick; basin abrupt, deep, corrugated; calyx half open. Core medium, closed, clasping; seeds numerous, pointed, brown; flesh white, juicy, crisp, mild, aromatic subacid, very good. November to April.

Monsees

Originated by J. H. Monsees, Beaman, Mo. At first named Hopewell, but this name is already occupied by a variety from Pennsylvania. The Monsees is of recent introduction and is a handsome fruit, intermediate in appearance between Ben Davis and Winesap.

Fruit large to very large, roundish, conical; surface a rich yellow, almost or wholly covered with fine dark red with crimson stripes and splashes; dots distinct, few, minute, russet; cavity deep, acute, russeted, the rays often extending out over base; stem short; basin shallow, ribbed and corrugated, sometimes very shallow: calyx open; segments short, erect convergent. Core closed; cells round, slit; tube funnel-shaped; stamens median; seeds plump; flesh white, pleasant subacid, good. Season, winter.

Apple Variety: Monmouth

Moore Sweet

Of American origin; tree vigorous, very productive.

Fruit medium to large; form roundish oblate, regular; skin thick; surface smooth, greenish yellow, entirely covered with dull dark red in obscure stripes overlaid with grayish bloom, giving the fruit a purple color; dots minute, few; cavity wide, or acute, deep, green or brown; stem short, rather stout; basin wide, wavy or plaited; calyx closed. Core small, closed; seeds numerous, plump, pale; flesh yellow, rich, dry, firm, very sweet, good. December to May.

Mother

Origin, Bolton, Massachusetts; tree of moderate vigor, rather slender, productive.

Fruit medium or above; form roundish oblong, slightly conical, obscurely ribbed; surface golden yellow, almost wholly covered with clear, warm, rich red, splashed, marbled, striped with several shades of dark red and crimson; dots minute, light russet, numerous; cavity acute, deep, often a little russeted; stem slender, medium to long; basin narrow, small, corrugated; calyx closed. Core medium, closed, clasping; cells elliptical, abaxile; calyx-tube conical, inclining to funnel-shaped; stamens median; seeds numerous; flesh yellow, especially toward the surface, juicy, very rich, spicy aromatic subacid, best. November to February.

Apple Variety: Munson

Munson.