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Cider Var - Dabinett

UK variety.
Found probably early 1900s, in a hedge in Middle Lambrook, Somerset, by Mr William Dabinett and is believed to be a Chisel Jersey Seedling.
Grown in all cider countries and widely planted in intensive orchards.

Boldly striped, flushed in carmine; often very large.  Early in season, cooks to puree, sweet, some acidity, not very juicy and recommended for 'Apple Charlotte'.

Pick early October, can be stored September, November-December.

 

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All information relating to varieties, characteristics and descriptions is sourced from the following:

Bultitude, J. 1984. Apples: a guide to the identification of international varieties. London: Macmillan Press.

Morgan, M. and Richards, A. 2002. The new book of apples. London: Ebury Press.

National Fruit Collection public access database at Brogdale Farm, Kent.

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