Discovery ripens in late August, and it is very easy to grow, with excellent natural disease resistance.
It has a very short shelf-life, and eaten straight from the tree. Discovery also excels as a variety for juicing, as it produces a very well-balanced sweet/sharp juice
A red apple with a white blossom. Raised in Essex in 1949 by a farm worker called Dummer of Langham, Essex. Medium sized, flat-round fruit. Bright scarlet flush over a pale greenish yellow skin speckled with small russet dots
Type – Eater
Pick – August
Store – August
Group – C(3)
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