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Apple (Malus) D'Arcy Spice
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D'Arcy Spice

Apple

Description: D'Arcy Spice is an unusual, late keeping dessert English apple. Although the fruit can be rather unattractive, it has an interesting hot, spicy nutmeg flavour. A medium sized apple that is bright green becoming gold with red flush. A healthy variety that is resistant to scab, mildew and canker and frost resistant blossom. Enjoys the sea air!

History: Found in garden of The Hall, Tolleshunt d'Arcy, Essex, England in about 1785, but may have earlier origins. Later introduced in 1848 by John Harris.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Late October Picking month Late October
Stores until April Stores until April