Description: Catshead is an ancient culinary apple with large angular fruit. It's colour is green-pale yellow and flesh is tender, juicy and sweet with a pleasant, acid and slightly perfumed flavour. A staple in pies and baking, its flavour is a useful complement to bacon, pork and other meats. It also cooks to a sharp, firm puree. A suitable shape for parcelling up as dumplings for farmers packed lunches!
History: Originated in England. Known in 1600s. An apple with the name Catshead in National Fruit Trials, but impossible to say for certain if the variety is true.