A list of the fruits
Name Growth Char Fruit Uses
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
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:
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
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
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.
Killerton Sharp Flowering Period: 3
Diesease Resistance: Prone to scab
Sharp Cider
Killerton Sweet Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Sweet Cider
King Byerd Vigorous heavy cropping tree, producing large fruit. Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Susceptible to scab
Sweet/sharp Dessert/Culinary: Sweet when cooked
Kingston Bitter Vigorous, heavy cropping tree Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Bittersweet Cider
Kingston Black Slow to start fruiting. Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Susceptible to both scab and canker
Flavour:Medium bittersharp Cider: A full bodied, single variety.
Kirton Fair Flowering Period: Early
Disease Resistance: Susceptible to scab.
Sweet Dessert: One to be eaten of the tree or juiced as it will not keep.
Langworthy A good, reliable cropper. Flowering Period: Mid
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium Sharp Cider:
Limberlimb Vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Resistant to scab
Sweet Dessert: Culinary: Cooks well
Listener A weak growing spreading tree, not very tall. Annual bearer, some years better than others. Very susceptible to scab. Flowering period - 1/2 30th April. Blossom – pale pink. Cropping - variable Shape – oblate, ribbed. Medium size Skin – smooth, waxy, yellow/green, no flush, no russet Flesh – crisp and creamy when just off the tree, then dry and woolly. Yellowish in colour. Flavour – tangy to begin with then sweet, banana flavour. Can sometimes be bitter, particularly the skin. Aroma - none Dessert – acceptable just off the tree, too much like cotton wool after a few days. Culinary – N/A Juice – surprisingly pleasant when made just off the tree, becomes very sweet later. Cider – used for early cider ready by Christmas, probably quite light
Longkeeper A very hardy tree. Flowering Period: Mid to late
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
The fruit is large, pale yellow with some russet. A little chewy. Sweet to subacid Dessert:
Longstem Flowering Period: Late
Diesease Resistance: Very resistant to scab
Full Bittersweet Cider
Lucombe's Pine Vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 4
Disease Resistance: Resistant to scab
A medium sized golden fruit with fine russet specks. Rich , aromatic, pineapple like flavour Dessert: Juice: Good for juicing producing a high quality juice.
Lucombes Seedling Tree of weak vigour. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Little scab resistance
large, pale green/yellow apples with some red streaks/flush. Crisp becoming soft when kept. Sub acid and spicey Dessert: Cider: Early, light Juice:
Magnum Bonum Flowering Period: Mid
Diesease Resistance: Scab resistant
Major A moderately vigorous, spreading tree, that crops well without pruning. Heavy but biennial cropping. Flowering Period: 3
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant but prone to canker.
Full bittersweet Cider: vintage quality.
Merchant Apple Moderately vigorous tree. Flowering Period: 2
Disease Resistance: Scab resistant
Medium sized apple, very pretty - flushed dark red. Tasty but chewy. Sweet to subacid Dessert:
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