A list of the fruits
Name Growth Char Fruit Uses
All Doer
Moderate height, slightly spreading, upright. Flowering period mid April, attractive white blossom. Regular fruiting, moderate crop.
Diesease Resistance: very good resistance to scab, some susceptibility to canker.
Large round conical shape, skin smooth, yellow/green with1/3 dull red flush, small grey lenticels, slight russet round eye. Flesh dry, tender and yellowish in colour. Slight aroma. Cooker– goes to a puree becoming grey. Sweet, mild slightly honey taste. Juice – sweet, greenish in colour oxidises quickly. Cider - useful in blends.
Ashton Bittersweet An upright compact tree.Tends to be biennial cropping, From Long Ashton, Somerset 1947. A cross between Dabinett and Stoke Red. Flowering Period: Late
Disease Resistance: Very good resistance to scab and restistant to tip rot
Full Bittersweet Cider
Ashton Brown Jersey Cider
Beauty of Bath A large spreading tree, moderately vigorous. Annual bearer. disease resistance – prone to scab and canker. flowering period - late April-early May. blossom. cropping - large. Shape - flat, round, medium size. Skin- smooth becoming greasy, yellow bright red/orange flecked flush, slight russet sometimes round stem. Flesh – crisp, fine and tender, yellowish in colour. Flavour – Sharp and sweet with a slight scented aroma. Aroma – scented, delicate and fruity. Dessert – useful early apple. Culinary - N/A Juice – refreshing, sweet with a tang, very slight pear drop flavour, light pink/brown colour. Cider - makes a good early blend.
Beauty of Cornwall
Bell Apple A distinctly shaped apple once common in Somerset and East Devon. Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Some scab resistance
Sweet Culinary: Cider:
Bens Red Makes a strong heavy cropping tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Resistant to scab
Sweet Crisp apples delicious straight from the tree but soften within a few weeks. Dessert
Bere Alston
Bickington Grey Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
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 Dessert - sharp, sweet Culinary - N/A Cider - Pale, sharp Juice - sharp, sweet and yellow, browns quickly.
Bill Grant’s Pippin Vigorous. Upright, spreading. Disease Resistance: Some resistance to scab and canker. Size - large, round, flat, lopsided. Stem - Medium, projecting distinctly. Cavity - wide. Eye - open, ribbed, slightly deep. Sepals - closed, green/grey. Russet - slight, round stem, spreading. Skin - Dry, dull yellow/green. Lenticels - conspicuous, large green. Flush - always >third diffuse red flush with short stripes. Flesh - pale cream/white. Crisp, firm, juicy. No browning. Texture – slightly coarse. Teste – sweet, sub acid, slight banana. Aroma - slight. Dessert: .Crisp, firm, juicy Culinary: Juice:
Billy Down Pippin Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Dessert/Cider
Birchenhayes Flowering Period: Mid Sweet Dessert/culinary
Black Dabinett Moderately vigorous tree. Heavy cropping Flowering Period: 4 Disease Resistance: Some scab resistance Medium/large apple, bluish-purple colour. very distinctive. Medium Bittersweet Cider: A vintage quality cider apple, capable of making good quality single variety cider.
Black Tom Putt Much darker red than Tom Putt and a late keeper. Flowering Period: Early Disease Resistance: Scab resistant Sharp Culinary:
Blackamore Red Tall single stemmed, upright growth. Annual cropper. Disease resistance - good, a healthy tree. Flowering period - Blossom - Cropping - heavy Shape – regular, round, smoothly ribbed, slightly five crowned Size – medium large to large Skin- pale green, variably speckled and striped with deep red, often completely covered with mahogany flush. Flesh – white with a very slight green tinge, creamy texture, firm and juicy. Flavour – slightly sweet, acid Aroma - Culinary – Remains intact, white in colour, sweet slightly acid flavour. Cider - probably single variety. Juice - good flavour, pale in colour
Blackwell Red
Blue Sweet Fairly vigorous, thin stems, upright growth. Can be Bienniel disease resistance – good, some scab resistance. flowering period – mid May cropping – good, fairly heavy 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 – ribbed beading, 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 Dessert N/A Culinary N/A Cider - Colour, fairly dark Juice – Sweet and bitter, bland flavour, colour – green, slight aroma.
Bottlers Flowering Period: Mid to late Sweet, slightly acid Dessert/culinary
Box Apple
Breadfruit When ripe has sweet flavour (by October). Shape – irregular round, flattened, conic, ribbed sometimes lopsided. Size - Medium-large to large . Skin – green turning yellow developing a brownish- red flush over much of the apple Flesh – very white, firm, retains structure on cooking Flavour – just sweet, a good distinctive strawberry flavour Aroma - Strawberry Dessert: Culinary: Has good texture when cooked and keeps its shape. Juice:
Bridgewater Pippin Makes a vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
white fleshed, sweet/sharp, juicy and firm. Desert:Juicy and firm. Culinary:Cooks to a puree.
Brimley Red
Browns Apple A vigorous and upright tree. Slow to start fruiting, and tends to biennial cropping, Flowering Period: 5
Diesease Resistance: resistant to scab
Full Sharp Medium, flat fruit, that drop when ripe. Cider
Bryanston Gage Flowering Period: 3 Excellent gage flavour Dessert
Bullion Flowering Period: Mid to late Slightly sharp Culinary
Burcombe Flowering Period: Late Dessert/culinary
Burrow Hill Early Moderately vigorous tree, Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: resistant to scab
Yellow striped, bright red apple. Cider:Full Bittersweet
Camelot Vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Large pale yellow apple,with sharp flavour. Culinary:Cooks to a golden pure: Cider: Mild Bittersharp
Cap Of Liberty
Captain Broad A vigorous tree, traditionally grown from cuttings. Flowering Period: ?
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Pale green fruit, with slight flush and russeting. Bittersweet Cider:
Carhampton Pippin
Chacewater Longstem
Cheddar Cross Moderately vigorous tree. A cross between Allington Pippin and Star of Devon. Flowering Period: 1
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab but prone to mildew
Medium, flat round fruit. Cream with dark pink stripes and russeting Subacid Dessert
Chisel Jersey
Chrislin Sweet Dessert/culinary
Colemans Seedling Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Resistant to scab A heavy cropper
Sharp Cider
Colloget Pippin Moderately vigorous tree Flowering Period: Early to mid
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab producing apples, flushed and striped red.
large, yellow/green. Sharp A soft apple that will not keep very long. Culinary: Cooks to a brisk golden puree. Cider:Produces a light dry cider.
Cornish Aromatic Moderate growth, can be biennial disease resistance – good scab and canker resistance flowering period - 4 blossom - crop - moderate shape - conical size - medium to large skin - rough yellow with red flush over two thirds, large russet patches, russet lenticels flesh – white and crisp flavour – sweet, sub acid, nutty and aromatic. Often excellent if dry, but can sometimes be chewy and flavourless, possibly in wet cloudy summers aroma - aromatic Dessert – sweet and nutty, very juicy Culinary – N/A Cider – not normally used Juice – light and refreshing flavour
Cornish Garden Cooker
Cornish Gilliflower Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Some scab resistance but susceptible to canker. Partial tip bearer.
A very distinctive oblong-conical shaped apple Sweet, intensely aromatic and rich. Becomes flowery with age Dessert
Cornish Honeypin Vigorous trees Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
predominantly yellow apples. Very sweet soft flesh. Dessert
Cornish Longstem A small, hard, greenish-yellow apple. Not the best of cooking apples for flavour, but worth having in the orchard because of its excellent keeping qualities. Flowering Period: Mid to late
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp Culinary
Cornish Mother A very old variety, possibly one of the parents of American Mother. Flowering Period: 3 Sweet Dessert
Cornish Pine Moderate to vigorous growth, upright, spreading, annual bearer Flowering Period: Early May, Disease Resistance: Some scab resistance Crop – moderate to shy Blossom - Pretty delicate blossom shape – round conical, sometimes square, ribbed, size - very large. skin –yellow/green, dry, smooth and shiny, few small lenticels, slight russet around stem, spreading,dark red diffuse flush, usually over a third. flesh – yellowish/greenish, crisp becoming soft flavour – sweet and aromatic aroma - delicate Sweet, rich, slightly subacid soft flesh Dessert, Sweet and aromatic. Also used for juice.
Cornish Russet
Cornish Wine Apple
Cotehele Beauty
Court of Wick The tree is vigorous, healthy and crops reliably. Once very popular. Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab and resistant to canker
A very good multi purpose high quality apple. Sub acid and rich Dessert:Good for juicing Culinary: A very good cooker. Cider:
Court Royal Vigorous, spreading tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant but prone to canker Crop - Good cropper but tends to be biennial. Slow to start fruiting.
Size - large 55-65mm Shape, conical lopsided. stem - short thick cavity shallow, wide. Eye - basin ribbed, deep open, sepals upright, open. Skin – smooth sticky dull yellow/green colour, flush always >third pink/orange, bright red diffuse flecked short stripes. Lenticels - grey, large, conspicuous. Russet - spreading round stem, slight. Flesh – White tinged green. Taste - sweet/honey, tangy. Texture - crisp, juicy, fine. Aroma – slight Dessert: Culinary: Cider: Vintage quality, fast fermenting, sweet juice, producing a light cider. Juice: Sharp slightly sweet yellow fresh aroma.
Crimson King Vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Resistant to scab and resistant to canker.
Medium-large apple, yellow, flushed with vivid crimson when ripe. White flesh, juicy, sharp and crisp. Medium Sharp Culinary Cider:Vintage quality, producing a light fruity cider.
Crimson Victoria Flowering Period: Early to mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Cider
Dabinett Rather small, twiggy tree, Heavy cropping and shade tolerant. Flowering Period: Late
Disease Resistance: Some scab resistance
Small/medium fruit that is greenish-yellow, flushed dull red stripes. Medium Bittersweet Cider: A vintage quality, producing a full bodied cider.
Devon Crimson Queen Moderate, upright, spreading, growth. Annual bearer. Disease resistance – prone to canker, some scab resistance Flowering period – late April early May Blossom - Crop – Heavy, consistent Shape –flat round, ribbed, medium to large size. Skin – yellow/green, complete dark red, with large prominent grey lenticels, slight russet around stem or eye, short and flecked flush with grey bloom. Tough skin Stem – very short, eye - closed Flesh – greenish, crisp juicy and stained red. becoming softer and sweeter with age. Flavour – sweet with a tang, pear and honey overtones. Aroma – fruity, aromatic and delicate. Dessert – sweet with a slight tang. Culinary – N/A Cider - useful in blends. Juice – pink, rather bland, best served chilled.
Devonshire Buckland A vigorous tree Tends to biennial crop. disease – Some scab resistance flowering period – early May blossom features cropping – moderate shape – flat round, medium size. skin – dull, pale yellowish green, very few grey lenticels, slight russet around stem basin, light red flush covering a third. flesh – greenish white and crisp flavour – sharp and aromatic aroma – aromatic dessert – sharp and aromatic culinary – cooks to a lemon puree of good texture and becomes sweeter when cooked. cider - not usually used juice - not tested yet
Devonshire Quarrenden Moderate growth, upright, spreading, biennial bearer, Disease resistance –prone to canker,some scab resistance, Flowering period – late April to early May blossom - susceptible to late spring frosts. Crop – heavy every other year Flowering Period: 2
Shape –flat round and small/medium in size. Skin – greasy, pale yellowish green with brown lenticels. Brownish purple flush with dark crimson stripes, slight bloom. Becomes greasy. Some russet around stem basin Flesh – greenish white, crisp and juicy, but soon goes soft Flavour –sweet/sharp with a distinctive fresh strawberry/winey taste aroma - aromatic Dessert: Eat straight off the tree. Sweet/sharp with a distinctive fresh strawberry/winey taste Culinary: N/A Cider: Good in an early blend Juice: Pleasant, sweet with a slight tang, tinged pink
Devonshire Red
Dittisham Black Sharp Culinary
Dittisham Damson Sharp Culinary
Dittisham Ploughman Flowering Period: 2 Sweet/rich Dessert/culinary
Dons Delight moderate vigour, upright, spreading, annual bearer disease resistance – Some scab and canker resistance flowering period - mid blossom - crop - shape – round conical, ribbed, very large in size. skin – smooth, yellow with small lenticels, slight russet, pink/orange short stripes flush usually over more than a third flesh – crisp greenish/white flavour – mildly acid aroma - slight dessert – N/A culinary – mildly acid flavour cider - N/A juice flavour - not tested yet.
Dove
Dufflin Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Full Bittersharp Cider
Duke of Cornwall A small tree with a dense head becoming flat topped. Very resistant to scab. Flowering period - Mid to late Blossom - Crop - good Shape – round conical, smoothly ribbed, sometimes lop-sided, crowned at basin. Medium size. Skin - green turning yellow and developing a spotted red flush, no russet instead a glaucous sheen. Flesh – white, firm Flavour - acid, sharp Aroma -sharp Dessert – very sharp in October Culinary - acid flavour, keeps shape. Cider – qualities not known Juice – qualities not known
Dun Flowering Period: Mid Sweet Dessert/culinary
Dunkerton Late Sweet Moderately vigorous tree. Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider: The juice is sweet and low in tannin. Produces a light fruity cider
Early Blenheim Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
A large flat/round fruit similar to Blenheim Orange but earlier. Dessert: Culinary:
Ellis Bitter Vigorous, heavy bearing tree, but prone to biennial cropping. Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Some resistance to scab and canker.
Fruit medium sized. Drops when ripe. Cider:Medium Bittersweet.
Exeter Cross Moderately vigorous tree. Good cropper. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium sized. Flat-round, greenish yellow, striped and flushed scarlet. Prone to cracking. Sub acid Dessert:
Fair Maid of Devon Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Size large 55-65mm Shape, conical lopsided stem - short thick, cavity - shallow, wide, eye - basin ribbed deep open, sepals upright open Skin – smooth, sticky dull yellow/green colour, flush always >third pink/orange, diffuse, bright red flecked short stripes, lenticels - grey large conspicuous. russet - stem slight, spreading. Flesh –colour greenish, taste - sharp, tangy, texture - crisp juicy, fine Aroma – slight Cider - produces a high percentage of vintage quality juice Juice – sharp slightly sweet yellow fresh aroma
Fairfield Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet/sharp Dessert
Farmers Glory Vigorous grower making a large tree. Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab producing clean apples without spraying.
Sharp becoming sweet with age Dessert: Culinary:
Fice Sweet Dessert
Fillbarrel Moderately vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Small, conical, red flushed, russeted. Mild Bittersweet Cider:
Four Square
Glass Apple A vigorous tree. Flowering Period: Early to mid
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Juicy and crisp. Sweet/sharp Dessert: Culinary:
Golden Ball Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Sharp Cider
Golden Bittersweet Vigorous tree, Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Large golden fruit flecked with russet. Flesh is juicy and soft. Cider:Bittersweet
Golden Knob Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
A small russeted apple of excellent flavour. Sweet, nutty, intense Dessert:
Goring Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sharp fruit, which nevertheless has high sugar content. Cider:
Grand Sultan Flowering Period: Early to mid
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Very large fruit. Sweet Dessert:
Greasy Butcher Flowering Period: Mid Red skinned
Greenstem Blackd Sweet Dessert/culinary
Grey Plum Sweet Dessert/culinary
GrowBiNights
Halstow Natural Flowering Period: Early to mid Size - large 55-65mm Shape - round flat stem - long thick projecting slightly, cavity - shallow wide eye basin - pinched closed, Calyx - closed, sepals - green, reflexed/tips closed Skin – sticky, colour - pale yellow, flush - always >third pink/orange diffuse, short, dull red flecks and stripes Lenticels - grey, small russet - stem only slight spreading Flesh – colour, creamy white, taste - sharp, texture - juicy crisp firm /thin skin Aroma – aromatic refreshing slight Sweet Cider Juice – Sharp, some sweetness pale yellow, clear thin.
Hangy Down Small, pendular tree. Flowering Period: Early
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab Heavy cropping
Sweet Dessert
Hannaford Flowering Period: Early Sweet Dessert/culinary
Harry Masters Jersey Compact tree of weak vigour. Heavy cropping. Flowering Period: Mid to late
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Medium, conical fruit, that drop when ripe. Yellow-green, flushed dark-red. white fleshed, dry and firm apple Medium Bittersweet Cider: Vintage quality juice,
Hoary Morning Moderately vigorous, good cropping tree. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Large, flat fruit, with red stripes on greenish-yellow. Sweet/sharp Dessert: Culinary: Cooks to a sweet, quite rich flavour and keeps its shape.
Hockings Green A very good West Country apple tolerant of the wind and rain. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Resistant to scab and canker.
Sharp and plain but good after storage. At its best, as an eater at Christmas. Dessert: Culinary: When cooked is sweet and light and keeps its shape.
Hollow Core Tree is very vigorous in habit. Flowering Period: Mid Size large 55-65mm Shape, flat round ribbed/slight pronounced stem, short thick within basin, cavity - deep, wide. eye basin - unevenly bumpy open. calyx - open, closed greens epals Skin – smooth waxy, colour - pale yellow/green, flush always >third pink/orange, dark/bright red short stripes Lenticels - conspicuous small grey. Russet, none Flesh –colour creamy white, taste, sweet slightly sharp spicy, fresh texture juicy crisp firm/ thin skin, becomes light and fluffy. Aroma – refreshing fruity Dessert - Large good looking, best straight from the tree. Culinary Juice – Sweet/sharp yellow/brown interesting flavour
Ice Apple Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sharp Culinary
Improved Dove
Improved Keswick Flowering Period: Mid Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary
Improved Lambrook Pippin
Jimmy Oliver
John Broad
Johnny Andrews Flowering Period: Mid to late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Sweet Cider
Johnny Voun Flowering Period: Early
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Apples dark red with bloom and pink blush in the flesh. The skin is greasy. Sweet Dessert: Cider: In a blend, light, early.
Kea Sweet, slightly acid Dessert/culinary
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