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Apple (Malus) Catshead
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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.

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Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Early October Picking month Early October
Stores until January Stores until January