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Fruit ripening time: April


Often considered the perfect cider apple, The flesh is dry, with some astringency.


It can be used to make a single-varietal cider of good quality. The best cider comes from the fruit of older trees, and fruit set requires high chill.


Medium size fruit, often flattened with a dark red skin.


Uses: Cider; Produces a bitter-sharp, slow fermenting cider with full body and of high quality.  Storage time is reasonably short.


Pollinators: Akané, Braeburn, Browns Apple, Cleopatra, Cripps Pink, Cox’s Orange Pippin, Democrat, Esopus Spitzenburg, Fuji, Five Crown Pippin, Gala, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jonathan, Northern Spy, Pine Gold Pippin, Red Delicious, Splendour, Tydeman's Early Worcester, Worcester Pearmain, Yarlington Mill and white flowering Crabapples.


Flowering Group 4

Kingston Black Scion


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