One of the oldest known varieties in the world, originating in Roman times. Known as the wise apple as it blossoms late. Very crisp with a lovely slightly acidic flavour, crops freely. It is very hardy and growth is compact making it suitable for the smaller garden or even pot culture. Attractive foliage.
Type – Eater
Pick – October
Store – January
Group – E (5)
Ashmeads Kernal, Braeburn, Cornish Aromatic, Cornish Gilliflower, Dabinett, Dumelows Seedling, Ellisons Orange, Hawthornden, Howgate Wonder, Jonared, Jonagold, Laxtons Superb, Limelight, Lord Derby, Somerset Redstreak, Tydemans Early Worcester, Tydemans Late Orange, Edward VII, Herefordshire Redstreak, Gorgeous (Malus), Guardsman (Malus) John Downie (Malus) Pink Glow (Malus)