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Apple (Malus) Early Victoria

Early Victoria


Parentage: Lord Grosvenor x Keswick Codlin

Description: Early Victoria is a popular traditional early cooker. A greenish-yellow smooth skin and greenish white crisp, firm, very acid-like flesh which breaks up when it's cooked. It's fruit is known for making frothy apple stew and sauce, apple cream and apple foam. A very healthy tree which is resistant to scab, mildew and canker.

History: Raised by William Lynn, Emneth, Cambridgeshire, England. First recorded in 1899 and was introduced by Cross of Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. In 1899, this variety received an Award of Merit 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
Protect from frost Protect from frost
Award-winning Award-winning

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Disease resistance Disease resistance
Picking month Early August Picking month Early August