All Doer

Synonyms: Sometimes known as Alldoer

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Information About the All Doer

Origin: Lapford Devon
Growth Characteristics: A large vigorous tree, slightly spreading, upright. Can grow to a great age. Flowering period mid April, attractive white blossom. Regular fruiting, moderate to heavy crop, possibly self fertile. Disease Resistance: very good resistance to scab, some susceptibility to canker.
Fruit: shape - large round conical, slight ribs. skin - smooth, yellow/green with 1/3 dull red flush, small grey lenticels, slight russet round stalk stem – medium, protruding slightly. Cavity – shallow, wide. eye - basin - ribbed, bumpy, shallow. Calyx - Sepals closed pinched, grey, reflexed tips. flesh – a fine sweet-sharp flavour sweet, dry, tender and yellowish in colour. aroma - slight.
Picking Season: early- mid October
Storage: stores for about 2 months
Uses: Cooker– goes to a puree becoming grey. Sweet, mild slightly honey taste. Juice – sweet, greenish in colour oxidises quickly. Cider - Sharp, useful in blends.
Recommendations: A good all rounder as the name suggests. A tasty cooker and useful in cider blends. Grows well in the West Country tolerating wet drizzly weather.
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