A dual purpose large apple with a good reputation in Scotland. Blenheim x Newton Wonder so very good parentage. Ready late October. Vigorous tree so best to buy on dwarfing stock.
Dual. Raised Scotland and catalogued 1780. Named after birthplace of the 16th Century Poet, Drummond.
Popular garden apple in England in 19th Century. Grown then in London and Kent. Handsome big fruit, Willie Duncan’s Favourite Scottish variety.
Our cordon does very well. Munch with cheese.
Dual. UK Recorded in 1724. Strong brisk cidery taste. Rather dry tough white flesh.
Not in National Fruit Collection.
Eater. Lincolnshire apple, raised by Rev C C Ellison, Bracebridge and Mr Wipf, head gardener at Hartshorne Hall. Introduced by Pennels of Lincoln in 1911.
Intense flavour, with aniseed nature when ripened after picking. Much planted before WW2. Very short season in October. Still a popular garden apple. Trees at Elcho are almost pendulous in form and very prolific in 2013. There is a red form.
Eater. Recorded 1872 by Scotts of Merriott. Possibly raised in early nineteenth century at Lord Egremont’s garden at Petworth. Planted commercially on a small scale in 20th century.
Hard, yellow flesh and rough russet skin. Late autumn apple, associated with approach of Christmas. Appears to be pretty hardy here.