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Apple (Malus) Stirling Castle
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Stirling Castle

Apple

Description: Stirling Castle is a distinctly regular some what flattened cooking apple. Ground colour is bright green becoming very pale yellow with an orange-brown flush. Flesh is white, very soft, rather coarse-textured, juicy and acid. Cooks to a white puree with lots of fruit flavour, good for Apple Foam and Apple Cream.

History: Raised by John Christie, nurseryman, a Causeyhead, Scotland. Introduced by Drummond of Stirling, Scotland. First recorded in 1831.

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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

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Picking month  September Picking month September
Stores until December Stores until December