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Apple (Malus) Warner's King
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Warner's King


Description: Warners King is a very large, old cooking apple. It's fruit is pale green, turning pale yellow with slight brown-purple flush. Flesh is white, tinged green. Rather soft, a little coarse-textured, juicy and very acid. Cooks to a sharp, strongly flavoured purée, mellows with keeping.

History: Originated probably from Kent, England. Known since the late 1700s. Sent by Warner to Rivers, who gave it the distinguishing prefix. Received an Award of Garden Merit in 1993 from the Royal Horticultural Society. One of the most popular Victorian cookers, grown in gardens all over the UK for markets and decoration.

Pollination Partners: Apple Adam's Pearmain Apple Bardsey Apple Cornish Aromatic Apple Egremont Russet Apple Golden Pippin Apple Lord Lambourne Apple Red Windsor Apple St Edmund's Russet

General attributes

Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until December Stores until December