a popular, bright-green variety of apple with tart flesh
Origin of Granny Smithafter Maria Ann Smith (1799–1870), Australian orchardist, born in England, who discovered the variety on her farm
A variety of apple having fruit with green skin and tart, tough flesh.
Origin of Granny SmithAfter Maria Ann Smith (died 1870), Australian woman to whom its development is attributed
Named for Maria Ann Smith, German breeder and tax collector.