Apple Beauty of Bath is probably one of the most famous early English Apples, it is packed full of flavour and has a distinctive sharp taste. The apple has a rich, rosy colouring flushed across the green textured skin.
Apple Discovery often heralds the start of the apple season being a very early variety. The apples of the Discovery are of medium size coloured fresh green with a deep red blush on one side. Crisp white flesh tinged pink, fresh juicy flavour with hint of strawberry. Apple Discovery needs to be eaten straight from the tree to enjoy its flavour to the full.
George Cave is an attractive early season medium sized dessert apple. Fruit can vary in colour but usually is pale green-yellow with red flush diffused over one half. Flesh is crisp with a sweet and juicy finish. A reliable cropper, George Cave originated as a chance seedling and was named after the raiser a Mr George Cave.
Grenadier makes a good flavoured early cooker ripening from early August. Cooks to a delicious puree with a strong appley taste. Grenadier was once a very popular early cooker now seldom grown commercially, which is a shame given its ease of cultivation and natural disease resistance.
Irish Peach is an attractive looking old Heritage variety of uncertain origin, some authorities suggest Irish Peach originated in Sligo, Ireland around the early 1800s. Produces smallish but juicy pale yellow-green apples.
Attractive red crimson and pink flushed streaks on a yellow green background, a distinctively sweet and juicy flesh but liable to bruising if handled badly so does not transport well making it unsuitable along with a short storage life for the supermarket trade.
Very large, attractive pale green fruit turning pale yellow. White, juicy flesh creating a lemon coloured puree, also good for baking. A compact tree suitable for training. Buckinghamshire C.1904. Pollination 2