Westfield Seek-No-Further

Sweet
Discovered 1700s Westfield, Massachusetts
Parentage Unknown
Harvest Midseason
DESCRIPTION

Westfield Seek-No-Further is a sweet, aromatic apple with a distinctive nutty flavor. It has a creamy yellow, firm, crisp flesh. Its skin has a smooth, deep yellow or greenish base, and can be streaked red, with some russeting around the stem. Seek-No-Further is mainly a dessert apple, and is not recommended for cooking. It is harvested in September through October and stores well.

HISTORY

Westfield Seek-No-Further, originating in Westfield, Massachusetts, at the end of the 1700s, was a popular New England variety in the 1800s, first being distributed to Connecticut (the apple was also named and known as 'Connecticut'); later it was widely marketed to New York. It has recently enjoyed a comeback by amateur growers.

This apple is grown at 3 New England orchards