Stirling Castle Apple

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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Attributes

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

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