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Ellison's Orange

UK variety.
Cox's Orange Pippin X Calville Blanc (probably d'Ete)
Raised by Rev C.C Ellison at Bracebridge Manse and Mr Wipf, Head Gardener to Ellison's brother-in-law at Hartsholme Hall, Lincolnshire.
After storing, can become rather medicinal.  Takes its name from well-known rosarian and keen fruit man, who in 1900, possessed collection of 1500 fruit trees.

Skin coloured red flush, stripes over greenish yellow, greasy skin

Pick mid-late Sept; store late Sept – late Oct.

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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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