Tree Fruit
Cultivar Flower Pick Season Description
Court Pendu Plat Late Oct - Nov Jan - Apr Very old variety. Heavy cropper. High Vitamin C Content. Suitable for pot culture
Cox's Orange Pippin A well known apple, which is susceptible to frost. Does not do well the further north and higher you go.
Crispin (Mutsu) Mid Oct Dec - Jan Parentage - Golden Delicious x Indo. Fruits have a firm, fine textured, pale creamy white juicy flesh which

is a little sweet, somewhat acid with a refreshing, pleasant flavour
D'Arcy Spice Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a characteristic aromatic flavour.
Discovery PTB Early Aug - Sept Aug - Sept Irregular cropper. Scab and frost resist. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a fairly sweet and

pleasant flavour, best eaten off tree as does not store.
Duke of Devonshire Early Oct Jan - Mar Fruits have firm, fine-textured, rather dry flesh with a rich, nutty flavour
Egremont Russet Early Oct Nov - Feb Crops heavily. Scab resistant. Frost tolerant. Suitable for pot culture. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, rather

dry flesh with a rich, nutty flavour. (Named after Lord Eggremont of Petworth, Sussex)
Ellison's Orange Late Sept Sept - Oct Frost resistant. Prone to canker. Tends tobe biennial. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a rich and strong

aniseed flavour, not to everyone's taste.
Falstaff Mid Oct Oct -Dec Parentage - Golden Delicious x James Grieve. Frost resistant. Red Falstaff is a sport
Fiesta Mid Oct Oct - Mar Cox cross. Heavy cropper, reliable. Later and hardier than Cox. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a similar

flavour to Cox
Flower of the Town Early Sept Sept - Oct Fruits have firm flesh with a sub acid flavour
Fortosh Mid Oct Dec - Feb/Mar Fruits have a soft, juicy flesh which is often tinged pink. Moderately sweet, a little acid with a fair flavour
Fortune Mid Sept Sept - Oct Compact growth. Frost resistant. Ripen on tree for best flavour as looses flavour rapidly when picked
Foulden Pearmain DP Mid Sept Sept - Oct Originated in the garden of Mrs Horrex, Foulden, Norfolk. Fruits have a firm crisp flesh with a rich acid
Gladstone Mid Aug Aug Originated in about 1780, re-discovered & introduced in 1868 as Jackson's Seedling. Good cropper, can be

biennial. Fruits bruises easily, skin cracks, is crisp and juicy with a pleasant aromatic flavour of raspberry

and redcurrant
Gloster 69 Mid Oct Nov - Mar Fruits have fine textured, juicy, sweet flesh with pleasant flavour
Golden Delicious Late Oct Nov - Feb Does not fair well in the north
Greensleeves Mid Sept Sept - Nov Parentage - Golden Delicious x James Grieve. Frost resistant. Crops well. Does not store for long.

Susceptible to scab
Hubbard's Pearmain Early Oct Nov- Feb /Mar It was known before 1800, has a coarse soft, dry flesh that has a slightly sweet and rich flavour
Ildrod Pigeon Early Oct Dec - Feb/Mar Known to have been in existence in 180, was introduced by Mathiensens nursery 1879
Irish Peach TP Early Aug Aug - Sept Outstanding flavour, but does not store (eat from the tree). Tree slow to fruit
James Grieve Mid Sept - Oct Sept - Oct Very hardy, heavy and regular cropper. Prone to canker and scab, best in drier areas. Good pollinator.
Jester Mid Sept Oct - Nov Heavy cropper. Frost resistant. Fruits are crisp and juicy with good texture and flavour
Jonagold T Mid Oct Jan - Mar Parentage - Golden Delicious x Jonathan. Vigorous spreading tree. Early to fruit. Fruits have creamy

white, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good rich flavour
Jonagored Mid Oct Nov - Feb Fruits have creamy white, fine textured juicy flesh with a sweet and good rich flavour
Jupiter T Mid Oct Oct - Jan Heavy cropper but can be biennial. Fruits are sweet and juicy with a Cox-like flavour; good texture but

coarsens as it ages

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