Apple Brownlees Russet is a heritage russet style variety from Victorian England. It is an intensely flavoured apple with robust overtones of pear drops; a sweet and juicy variety. A once very popular 'russet' apple now much forgotten for the milder taste of more modern varieteis such as Eggremot russet
No prizes for knowing where apple Cornish Gillyflower originates. A high quality late dessert apple. Fine, firm flesh with an intense and perfumed sweet, rich flavour. Deep yellow-green knobbly fruit flushed speckled red and a dusting of russet.. Should be picked as late as possible for best flavour
Apple Cottenham Seedling was raised by Robert Norman of Cottenham in Cambridshire around 1924. Cottenham Seedling was once a favourite of commercial growers in this fruit growing area of Cambridgeshire.
Court Pendu Plat is one of the oldest apples still in present day cultivation. Court Pendu Plat was introduced to this country from France around 1613. It was a popular apple during Victorian times. Court Pendu Plat is an apple of intriguing characteristics.
Though Apple Fiesta, sometimes called Red Pippin is easily found on the supermarket shelf it is still worthy of a place in any collection of apple trees for its comparative ease of growing and very good disease resistance.
A Norfolk variety apple from our Heritage Collection. Horsford Prolific was discovered by the Reverand Mountfield in the vicarage garden at Horsford near Norwich around 1913. Reliably produces good crops of medium large apples with a buttery yellow skin and orange red flush with red stripes.
A Guinness Book record holder for the largest apple grown, one apple often all thats needed for an apple pie. Howgate Wonder was raised by a retired policeman turned gardener, a Mr G Wratton of Bembridge Isle of Wight in 1915 and named after the Howgate Lane he lived in