Our Catalogue

Back to List >
Apple (Malus) Reverend W. Wilks
Click to enlarge

Reverend W. Wilks

Apple

Parentage: Peasgood’s Nonsuch and Ribston Pippin

Description: Reverend W. Wilks is a very handsome, mid-season cooking apple. Pale Compact trees producing enormous pale orange fruit which bake superbly. Cooks down to a light, sweet, pale, lemon purée, hardly needing any sugar. A delicate fruit that should be handled with care. The best early cooker!

History: Raised by Veitch, Chelsea, England and was first recorded in 1904. That same year it recieved an Award of Merit and in 1910 received First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society.

General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Late August Picking month Late August
Does not keep Does not keep