Lodi (apple)

The Lodi is an apple cultivar that is a hybrid of the 'Yellow Transparent' and 'Montgomery Sweet' ('Autumn Bough') cultivars, both of which were originally from the New York Agricultural Experiment Station.[1] It was introduced in 1924[1][2] and is commonly grown in the Southern United States.[1]

SpeciesMalus domestica

The Lodi apple is light green in color and has been described as an early season, summer apple, and also as a cooking apple[3][4] The cultivar has also been described as suitable for saucing (making applesauce).[5]

See also


  1. Calhoun, Creighton Lee (2011). Old Southern Apples: A Comprehensive History and Description of Varieties for Collectors, Growers, and Fruit Enthusiasts, 2nd Edition. Chelsea Green Publishing. pp. 168–169. ISBN 978-1603583121.
  2. "Lodi", National Fruit Collection, retrieved 13 November 2015
  3. Fertig, Judith M. (2003). All-American Desserts. Harvard Common Press. pp. 317. ISBN 1558321918.
  4. Fertig, Judith M. (2011). Prairie Home Cooking. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. p. 69. ISBN 978-1558325821.
  5. Browning, Frank; Silva, Sharon (2010). An Apple Harvest: Recipes and Orchard Lore. Ten Speed Press. p. 107. ISBN 978-1580084468.

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