A culinary variety , believed to be Scottish and allegedly taking its name from the birthplace of the poet Drummond. It was first recorded in 1780. The fruit is an attractive primrose yellow flushed with pinky red. The firm, coarse flesh cooks to a puree.
Type – Cooker
Pick – September
Store – December
Group – D(4)
Bramley Original, Crispin, Discovery, Early Victoria, Elstar, Gala Queen, Galaxy, Granny Smith, George Cave, Greensleeves, Holstein, Kingston Black, Lanes Prince Albert, Millers Seedling, Newton Wonder, Peasgood Nonsuch, Pitmaston Pineapple, Queen Cox, Red Pippin (Fiesta), Sops in Wine, Spartan, Sunset, Sweet Alford, Tom Putt, Yarlington Mill, Ashmeads Kernal, Braeburn, Cornish Aromatic, Cornish Gilliflower, Dabinett, Dumelows Seedling, Ellisons Orange, Howgate Wonder, Jonagored, Jonagold, James Greive, Laxtons Superb, Limelight, Lord Derby, Somerset Redstreak, Tydemans Early Worcester, Tydemans Late Orange, Court Pendu Plat, Edward VII, Herefordshire Redstreak, Gorgeous (Malus), Guardsman (Malus) John Downie (Malus) Pink Glow (Malus)