Early Victoria Apple

Apple

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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Attributes

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Picking month: August
  • Relatively trouble-free
  • Any UK district

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