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Can anyone tell me what kind of apple tree this is and if it’s safe to eat the apples? It’s a shame to see these go to waste but I’m afraid to eat them without knowing.

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    I would cut off the brownish patch of skin from the left one and otherwise not hesitate making use of them. – Drux Aug 19 '18 at 4:05
  • if they are in fact apples, they can be eaten. – black thumb Aug 19 '18 at 4:32
  • Depending on location and type of apple ;they tend to ripen in late Sept, and Oct. – blacksmith37 Aug 19 '18 at 19:20
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I'm quite sure those can be eaten (at ones own responsibility, of course: no medical advice here :-)

Among apples I know, yours to me look a bit similar to Transparent White. Personally, I would cut off the brownish patch of skin from the left one and otherwise not hesitate making use of them in due time. (I'd prefer apple pie or apple juice.) Notice e.g. this site (from a nursery in California), which describes multiple varieties of apples e.g. with "brown russet skin", but apparently delicious nevertheless.

  • They do look very similar to the Transparent White. Thank you everyone! – LS NorCal Aug 19 '18 at 5:16
  • @LSNorCal Your're welcome! Welcome to the site (and don't forget to also "accept" the answer that satisfies your needs). – Drux Aug 19 '18 at 5:38
  • Might be a bit small, unripe yet. Be prepared for sour. – Wayfaring Stranger Aug 19 '18 at 15:58

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