Dons Delight

Synonyms: None

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Information About the Dons Delight

Origin: Torquay, Devon 1987
Growth Characteristics: moderate vigour, upright, spreading, annual bearer disease resistance – Some scab and canker resistance flowering period - mid blossom - crop -
Fruit: 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
Picking Season: Late October
Storage: up to March
Uses: dessert – N/A culinary – mildly acid flavour cider - N/A juice flavour - not tested yet.
Recommendations: Reliable cropper well worth growing. Fruit variable in size, although large fruits make a handsome apple. A worthy seedling, brought to the attention of Thornhayes Nursery by Don Cockman of Radio Devon Fame. Very clean fruit produced without spraying.
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