I’d be happy to send off a stick or two, gratis - I’ve avoided doing custom 
propagation for years as life is busy enough - 
D


> On Dec 24, 2016, at 12:47 PM, Kushad, Mosbah M <kus...@illinois.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Dave:  Thank you so much for the reply.  I suspect it is the same one, 
> since I could not find any reference to Black Winesap…  But here is an 
> article published in the American Pomological Society in 1950 about Baxter 
> Black Winesap…  Would you be willing to help this lady?   Her grandfather was 
> the one who released it...  Merry Christmas to all, Mosbah
>  
> R.L. McMunn 1950. The Baxter Black Winesap Apple.  Fruit Variety Journal.  
> Volume 5 issue 1 pages 5-6.   
> This chance seedling came up about 1900 close by the place where an Arkansas 
> tree had stood in an orchard of Mr. C. J. Baxter, Nauvoo, Hancock County, 
> Illinois. Since the seedling tree did not interfere with any orchard 
> operation it was allowed to grow. By 1910 or 1911 it had produced its first 
> crop. For a few years no particular attention was given the fruit because it 
> closely resembled the Arkansas fruit harvested from the orchard. Within a few 
> years it was found that the seedling was a good producer and the fruit had 
> exceptional keeping qualities even when stored in a basement. Because of its 
> excellent keeping qualities enough trees were propagated in 1930 to set about 
> one-third of a ten-acre block. After tbese trees came into bearing the 
> seedling was referred to as Baxter Black Winesap, and later given the name. 
> The variety was named after the family, its very dark color and the 
> similarity in shape to apples in the Winesap group. A patent was secured for 
> the variety in 1944 (U.S. Plant Pat. 619) and assigned to the Gem City 
> Vineland Company, Nauvoo, Illinois. Trees were first listed for sale by the 
> above company in 1947.
>  
>  
> From: apple-crop [mailto:apple-crop-boun...@virtualorchard.com] On Behalf Of 
> David Doud
> Sent: Saturday, December 24, 2016 11:22 AM
> To: Apple-Crop discussion list <apple-crop@virtualorchard.com>
> Subject: Re: [Apple-Crop] looking for Baxter Black Winesap
>  
> I have a ‘Black Winesap’ that came thru Billy Reed of KY, about 30 years ago  
> - don’t know about the ‘Baxter’ part tho - 
> D
>  
>  
> On Dec 23, 2016, at 3:39 PM, Kushad, Mosbah M <kus...@illinois.edu 
> <mailto:kus...@illinois.edu>> wrote:
>  
>  
> Any of you know of a source of trees or budwood for Baxter Black Winesap.   
> The grandfather of one of our Illinois residents had patented this cultivar 
> in the late 1940's.  Happy holiday and new year to all....  Mosbah, 
> University of Illinois
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