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Apple (Malus) White Melrose
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White Melrose

Apple

Description: White Melrose is a Scottish cooking apple. A white sport of 'Apple Melrose', Large, ribbed, round-shouldered apple, with pale green-yellow fruit. Tender and juicy with a sweet, sharp flavour when cooked. Delicious baked into apple pie, crumble or sauces etc. Heavy cropping and a spreading and vigorous tree.

History: Recorded in Scotland in 1831, but is thought to be much older, probably grown prior to the 1600s by the monks of Melrose.

Uses for this variety

Suitable for cooking Cooking

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 2 Flowering group 2
Self-fertile Self-fertile
Picking month  September Picking month September
Stores until October Stores until October