Blue Sweet

Synonyms: Bluey Sweet

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Information About the Blue Sweet

Origin: Crediton, Devon
Growth Characteristics: Fairly vigorous, thin stems, upright growth. Can be Bienniel disease resistance – good, some scab resistance. flowering period – mid May cropping – good, fairly heavy
Fruit: Shape – round flat medium 45-55mm Skin – smooth, yellow/green, waxy, dull. Lenticels – grey large colour, Russet – slight, eye only. Stem – long, projecting considerably. Eye – basin ribbed beading, calyx - long closed sepals reflexed/tips Flush – usually more than a third, dark red, blue blush, diffuse flecked short stripes Flesh – dry, soft, fine, greenish colour. Taste – bland. Aroma – fruity, slight
Picking Season: Early October
Storage: 2 months
Uses: Dessert N/A Culinary N/A Cider - fairly dark Juice – Sweet and bitter, bland flavour, colour – green, slight aroma.
Recommendations: An old Devon variety brought to the attention of Thornhayes Nursery by Mr Rice of Yeoford.
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