The following are the best varieties for UK organic growing.
Continual harvest from August to October and natural storage to March.
Some scab will be present at times if no sprays are used.
|Picking Order||Dessert||Pick - Eat|
|Epicure||Eat from the tree fast !||Aug - Aug|
|Discovery||Very scab resistant. Good if left to mature on the tree||Aug - Aug|
|Fortune||Good flavour over a short period||Sep - Sep|
|Red Windsor||An early Cox type with intense aromatic flavour.||Sep - Oct|
|Limelight||A new heavy yielding green apple with excellent skin finish.||Sep - Oct|
|Charles Ross||Evenly sized and naturally large, good quality.||Sep - Oct|
|Red Devil||Good size and heavy yields. Pink Juice, very scab resistant.||Sep - Nov|
|Saturn||Very scab resistant, light on flavour, very heavy yields.||Oct - Dec|
|Ashmeads Kernel||Traditional semi russet with intense acid drop aroma.||Oct - Jan|
|Herefordshire Russet||A new introduction,superb aromatic flavour. Good Storage.||Oct - Jan|
|Rajka||Highly disease resistant, firm, juicy, mildly aromatic.||Oct - Dec|
|Ribston Pippin||Flavour is superb but develops late.||Oct - Dec|
|Adams Pearmain||An attractive apple with a rich colour and predominant lenticels.||Oct - Feb|
|Orleans Reinette||Very clean, aromatic and nutty.||Oct - Dec|
|Pinova||Firm, Keeps very well, exceptional quality||Nov - March|