FoodShed Exchange

Empire

Empire AppleEmpire apples are red, juicy, firm, crunchy and sweet. The original seed was a cross between the varieties McIntosh and Red Delicious. They ripen during September and October, and will keep until January. It is an ideal lunch-box apple, not least because it does not bruise easily.

Uses

Empire apples are excellent for eating and salads, and good for sauce, baking, pies and freezing.

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