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Sunset

UK variety
Raised circa 1918 by G C Addy, Ightham, Kent from Cox's Orange Pippin seedling. Named 1933

Like small, early Cox, aromatic and intensely flavoured; sharper, not as comple Cox, but robust and good.  Fruit is coloured orange/red flush, many red stripes over gold.

Pick late September, and store October-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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