Apples, Granny Smith, Marketing, Western Australian
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MOST of the commercial apples grown throughout the world today have originated as chance seedlings and commercialised by observant nurserymen or fruit growers.
Many Tasmanian varieties were established this way—the Sturma, Democrat and Crofton.
But the seedling which has had the greatest impact on apple growing in Australia is the Granny Smith and its rise to fame is an interesting story.
"The Granny Smith,"
Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4: Vol. 2
, Article 9.
Available at: https://researchlibrary.agric.wa.gov.au/journal_agriculture4/vol2/iss4/9