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Radford Beauty

UK variety.
Bred by JR Pearsons & Sons of Chilwell, near Nottingham in 1883 and grown excessively in Cambridgeshire in the 1930s.

Shape is round/flattened and obtusely angular. Fruit is medium sized.
Skin is dark red, streaked with bright crimson on the side next the sun, and greenish yellow, washed with thin red on the shaded side. Flesh is crisp, juicy and sweet with good flavour.

Season September-November

 

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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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