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Apple (Malus) Discovery
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Discovery

Apple

Parentage: Worcester Pearmain x Beauty of Bath

Description: Discovery is an attractive, well rounded early dessert apple. Flushed with bright blood red with slight traces of dark red stripes. Flesh is creamy white, firm, fine-textured, crisp and juicy with a hint of strawberry flavour. An excellent apple with good disease resistance. A great garden variety as they are at their best when eaten straight from the tree!

History: Raised by Mr Drummer, Langham, Essex, England in about 1949. Renamed in 1962 and introduced by nurseryman J Matthews, Thurston, Suffolk. Received an Award of Garden Merit in 1993 from the Royal Horticultural Society.

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General attributes

Comparatively trouble free Comparatively trouble free
Suitable for planting in any UK district Suitable for planting in any UK district
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating
Suitable for juicing Juice

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Very good pollinator Very good pollinator
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Mid August Picking month Mid August
Does not keep Does not keep