Recorded by John Worlidge in c1677 originated in Devon. The apple had a demise in the late 19th century having been sold at many markets. The apple has a smooth , dark crimson colour on a yellowish skin with a sweet, white crisp and juicy flesh, but note it does go soft very quickly once picked.
Type – Dessert
Pick – August
Store – August
Group – B(2)
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