Bickington Grey

Synonyms: None

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Bickington Grey
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Information About the Bickington Grey

Origin: South Devon pre 1934
Growth Characteristics: Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Fruit: Shape - medium 45-55 mm conical lopsided Skin- yellow rough, dry, dull. Small grey conspicuous lenticels. Flush – rare, trace, pink/orange, diffuse. Russet - spreading netted. Stem - short thick projecting slightly lopsided, shallow basin. Eye - pinched unevenly bumpy, closed sepals. Calyx - reflexed tips closed. Flesh – juicy crisp firm yellowish colour. Taste - sweet, fresh, sharp. Aroma – none
Picking Season: Early to mid October
Storage: 1 -2 months
Uses: Dessert - sharp, sweet Culinary - N/A Cider - Pale, sharp Juice - sharp, sweet and yellow, browns quickly.
Recommendations: A valuable apple. Worth eating as dessert. Cider is light with a good taste.
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