Limelight Apple

Apple

Parentage: Discovery x Greensleeves

Description: Limelight is a mid-season eating apple, an improved Greensleeves type, abundant in cropping. Very suited to its name as the yellow-green fruits are almost luminous.  The apple has a clean, smooth finish and seems to glow when ripe with the occasional attractive pink blush. Flesh is crisp, refreshing and rich in flavour. Very disease resistant and a very heavy cropper in suitable growing conditions.

History: Bred by Hugh Ermen, Kent in 2000 as a variety specifically for UK gardeners.

Attributes

  • Pollination group: Pollination group 3
  • Picking month: September
  • Storing: November
  • Self-fertility: Self-fertile
  • Container
  • Uses: Eating
  • J Suitable for juicing
  • Relatively trouble-free
  • Any UK district

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