Cameo

Origin

Washington, 1987

Parentage

It’s a mystery! Some people think it comes from Red Delicious and Golden Delicious

When we Harvest

Fall

Nicknames

American Cameo, Carousel

Appearance

Bright red strips over creamy orange flesh

Fun Fact

Cameo apples have become increasingly popular in England. Orchards in Kent, England provide most of the supply for England just like Washington State provides the bulk of what is commercially available in the States.

What are Cameo good for?

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  • Eating
  • Storing
  • Pies
  • Salads
  • Sauce
  • Juice
  • Baking
  • Drying
  • Freezing