Apples In The Orchards

D’ARCY SPICE apple

D’ARCY SPICE

AMERICAN MOTHER

Late Autumn Dessert.
A delicious little apple, juice and aromatic with a distinct and pleasing balsamic flavour, crimson on a yellow ground. Slow and irregular in growth, cropping well from and early age and hardy. Resistant to scab.

ARTHUR TURNER

Summer Cooking Apple. Aug-Oct

A large greenish-yellow fruit, orange brown on the sunny side. Cropping well, upright in growth.

BARNACK BEAUTY

Late Cooking.
A dual purpose fruit, golden with red flush and stripes, hardy and vigorous

COX’S ORANGE PIPPIN

Midwinter Dessert.
The best flavoured English apple cropping well but susceptible to disease.

D’ARCY SPICE

Spring Dessert.
An old Essex variety, famous for its rich flavour.

DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE

Spring Dessert Apple.
Ripening in Dec and Jan, keeping till March and later. These should be picked as late as possible in Oct and stored carefully to avoid shrivelling.

EDWARDS VII

Late keeping cooking Apple.
A large pale yellow fruit, cooking to a rich dark red. Neat upright growth.

EGREMONT RUSSETT

Late Autumn Dessert.
A fine golden russet, one of the best flavoured of all English apples. Will keep until Christmas. Resistant to scab.

ELLISON’S ORANGE

Early Autumn Dessert.
Cox character but much earlier and like so many early apples, softer, pleasantly flavoured and when ripe strongly scented. One of the most rewarding producing crops of clean fruit.

JAMES GRIEVE

Early Autumn Dessert.
A briskly flavoured juice fruit of Scottish origin, shiny skinned and handsomely striped. A prolific cropper doing well in the north, apt to canker on poor soils.

KING OF THE PIPPINS

Late Autumn Dessert.
An old orange-yellow apply. Bitter sweet flavour. Scab resistant.

LADY SUDELY

Late Summer Dessert.
A fairly large golden fruit, heavily striped with scarlett, juicy, tender and
of good flavour in mid Aug. Tip bearing.

LANES PRINCE ALBERT

Late Keeping Cooking. Jan-Mar.
The most reliable cropper, valued for it compact growth and high quality fruit. Not vigorous enough except in favoured districts and good soil.

LAXTON’S FORTUNE

Early Autumn Dessert.
Crisps richly flavour fruit of Cox parentage, beautifully coloured and striped red on the yellow, cropping well but included to biennial bearing. Scab resistant.

LAXTON’S SUPERB

New Year Dessert.
The most widely grown late dessert apple, rather a dull red on greenish yellow, a little Cox flavour especially from older trees. Immensely prolific and often biennial bearing. A large much branched tree. Subject to scab.

LORD DERBY

Summer/Autumn Cooker.
Cooking to a nice red. A prolific and regular copper. Disease free.

LORD LAMBOURNE

Late Autumn Dessert Apple.
A brightly coloured fruit, juice and tender with a pleasant mellow flavour. Cropping regularly.

NEWTON WONDER

Late Keeping Cooking. Dec-Mar.

Shiny golden-yellow with red stripes and flush, a prolific hardy fruit usually free of scab.

ORLEANS REINETTE

New Year Dessert.
One of the best late apples, golden yellow with a brown-red cheek. Between Ribston and Blenheim in character but older than either. A prolific bearer and hardy but needs protection from scab in poor soils.

PEASGOOD NONSUCH

Summer and Autumn cooking Apple. Sept-Nov
An enormous golden fruit prettily striped, tender and sweet, cooking well, inclined to crop lightly. A large spreading tree.

RIBSTON PIPPIN

Midwinter dessert Apple.
One of the most richly flavoured apples, crisps, juicy and strongly aromatic. Fairly resistant to scab but may canker on poor soils. A large vigorous tree, succeeding well as a pyramids or cordon but usually a light cropper in this country. Triploid.

STURMER PIPPIN

Spring Dessert.
An Essex apple, widely grown in Tasmania, usually requiring more warmth than our summer to give perfection. Excellent flavour, hardy and cropping well. Pick as late as possible.

SUNSET

Late Autumn Dessert.
A good apple of the Cox type, a little earlier, hardier and resistant to scab and richly flavoured.

VICTORIA

Summer and Autumn Cooking
Apple. (Emneth Early) July- August.
A pale yellow fruit smaller than average size cooking to a pale froth. Best codin.

WAGENER

Spring dessert apple.
An old American variety, keeping crisps and juicy until March, a good flavour golden-yellow when ripe and carmine cheek. Remarkably prolific and hardy and free from scab.

WORCESTER PEARMAIN

A good fruit if allowed to ripen on the tree, crisp, juicy, sweet and somewhat strawberry like in flavour, tip bearing.

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