Kirton Fair

Synonyms: Synonym of Luccombe's Seedling, also known as Listener in North Devon and Newquay Prizetaker

Information About the Kirton Fair

Origin: Luccombe's nursery Exeter 1800
Growth Characteristics: Growth - weak, spreading Disease Resistance: Susceptible to scab. Flowering Period: Early Crop: moderate
Fruit: See description on Listener.
Picking Season: Early September
Storage: 1 month
Uses: Dessert: One to be eaten of the tree or juiced as it will not keep.
Recommendations: Another variety that has many names depending on different areas in the South West. Traditionally sold at Kirton(Crediton) Fair in August at the Feast of St Lawrence. See notes on Listener
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