Collection of Apples from around the World
If you have an Apple from a country not
represented, please let me know.
I would love to add it to the tree!
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According to the Macquarie Dictionary (one of the most reputable Australian dictionaries),
The Granny Smith apple is "a variety of apple with a green skin and crisp juicy
flesh, suitable for eating raw or for cooking". It is named after Maria Ann Smith,
who died in 1870, and first produced them at Eastwood, New South Wales, a suburb of
So, it seems it was a woman, quite possibly a grandmother, that named the Granny Smith