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Apple (Malus) Limelight
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Limelight

Apple

Parentage: Discovery x Greensleeves

Description: Limelight is a mid-season eating apple, an improved Greensleeves type, abundant in cropping. Very suited to its name as the yellow-green fruits are almost luminous.  The apple has a clean, smooth finish and seems to glow when ripe with the occasional attractive pink blush. Flesh is crisp, refreshing and rich in flavour. Very disease resistant and a very heavy cropper in suitable growing conditions.

History: Bred by Hugh Ermen, Kent in 2000 as a variety specifically for UK gardeners.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district

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
Suitable for patio Suitable for patio
Picking month Mid September Picking month Mid September
Stores until November Stores until November