My Colby-Sawyer Experience

“The changes I experienced moving from the Historic South to a college in Northern New England were not the only changes I experienced in the first-year Pathway seminar.”
Xanthe Hilton,
History Society & Culture

175th Celebration

In 2012 the college celebrated 175 years as an institution of teaching and learning. Visit the 175th website for more information and to view photos of the events.

Apple Pyrus malus
Rose Rosaceae family


Leaves are shiny, thick, round toothed,1 - 4" long, somewhat whitened underneath. They may be heart-shaped at the base.

Flowers are white tinged with pink, fragrant, in clusters all along the stem. 5 petals; approximately 1 -1 1/2" across. Blooms in April.

Twigs are gnarly-looking, meaning they are often thick, short and branches tend to zig-zag in every direction. Buds are "fuzzy" looking and blunt at the tips.

Fruit is a red, edible drupe, usually over 1" across, and ripe in September.

Bark is scaly and brownish.

Form/Habitat: The apple is a small - medium tree, 20 - 30' tall, and 4 - 12" in diameter. It is often found near old cellar holes or house locations.

NWI Status: Unknown



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