What is a Green Dragon Apple?

  • Originating in Japan, the Green Dragon Apple was named after the Chinese symbol for royalty.The Green Dragon Apple, an heirloom variety, resembles a lime green Golden Delicious, dotted with brown freckles. It has a firm, white, bruise-resistant flesh and a sweet, low-acid flavor with tropical undertones, such as pineapple along with a hint of pear. The sweet and crisp, juicy texture will leave your taste buds wanting more.
  • Freckles are normal.

How to Eat

  • Enjoy out of hand or use in baking. Use in any preparation that calls for apples.

Health Benefits

  • Supplies fiber and is a source of vitamin C.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm, shiny-skinned fruit with no visible signs of bruising. Freckles are normal!

How to Store

  • Refrigerate up to a couple of weeks.

When are they in season?

  • October through November

Where are they grown?

  • Product of U.S.A.

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