A classic Devon bittersweet cider apple. Prominent early in 18th Century when cider part of farm labourers' wages. Trees are large and long lived, but slow to crop. Apples yellow with networked russet and pink/orange flush on some fruit. Known as Cadbury in Somerset.
See the article in The 'Apple Roots' section on the 1729 Pomona for more information on Royal Wilding and a plate of the apple.
Thornhayes Nursery has a stock plant of this apple but it is not in production. They will undertake contractÂ growing of this variety but it has to be in quantityÂ
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