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Arboretum in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Malus 'Roxbury'

Apple

 
 
<i>Malus</i> 'Roxbury' Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
1. Malus 'Roxbury' Marker
Inscription.  Apples were very important to the colonists. They provided a source of fruit for eating, apple butter and cider. Before cold storage, the Roxbury variety was a favorite late winter apple.
 
Erected by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
 
Location. 38° 54.697′ N, 76° 58.207′ W. Marker is in Arboretum, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Meadow Road Northeast 0.1 miles east of Eagle Nest Road Northeast, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artemisia absinthium (here, next to this marker); Indogofera tinctoria (here, next to this marker); Vinca minor (here, next to this marker); Achillea millefolium (here, next to this marker); Tanacetum balsamita (here, next to this marker); Anethum graveolens (here, next to this marker); Calendula officinalis (here, next to this
<i>Malus</i> 'Roxbury' Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 11, 2020
2. Malus 'Roxbury' Marker
marker); a different marker also named Calendula officinalis (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arboretum.
 
Categories. Colonial EraHorticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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