Devon Crimson Queen

Synonyms: Queen

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Devon Crimson Queen
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Information About the Devon Crimson Queen

Origin: St Domonic, Cornwall
Growth Characteristics: Moderate, upright, spreading, growth. Annual bearer. Disease resistance – prone to canker, scab resistant Flowering period – late April early May Blossom - Crop – moderate, consistent
Fruit: Shape –flat round, ribbed, medium to large size. Skin – yellow/green with large prominent grey lenticels, slight russet around stem or eye, complete dark red, short and flecked flush. Flesh – greenish, crisp and juicy Flavour – sweet with a tang, pear and honey overtones. Aroma – fruity, aromatic and delicate.
Picking Season: late August/ early Sept
Storage: 1 – 2 months
Uses: Dessert – sweet with a slight tang. Culinary – N/A Cider - useful in blends. Juice – pink, rather bland, best served chilled.
Recommendations: Attractive red fruit especially when on the tree. Flavour and texture short lived.
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