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UK variety
Result of Starkspur Golden Delicious X Discovery
Raised c 1985 by H Ermen, Faversham, Kent, introduced 2000 by F.F Matthews Nursery, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire

Rose pink flush, crisp, juicy, plenty of fruit, with a good sweet yet balanced taste
Advantage over most earlies in that it can be picked from tree late August to mid-September; does not drop.

Pick mid-Aug-mid Sept; store August-November, commercially till 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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