Apple identification please

Discussion in 'Identification Area' started by cr1tical, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. cr1tical

    cr1tical Gardener

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    Could the experts identify this apple variety please. We know it as a cooker but not so tart as Bramley. Light yellow skin, crisp but not hard flesh, significant "pucker" on the top end.
     
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  3. cr1tical

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    Thank you Ziggy, I'll give it a try. Tried Googling images of apples without success and also found a very informative website about apples that, among other things, suggested that if an apple is grown from a pip, it comes out unique and hence unidentifiable! It also numbered the apple varieties in the hundreds!
     
  4. Phil A

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    Thats true, you might have the only one there.

    If you can get up to the RHS at wisley, they do an apple id service, I think they charge a bit for it though.

    I'm barred from there after I saw a huge bug crawling up my sleeve in one of the hot houses. They didn't like me stripping off & shaking all my clothes.

    Never did find the bug though.
     
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    Hi Cr1tical, there are 2 trees up at the farm that bear yellowish apples.. They may not be what you have, but ours are called... Morgan Sweet & the other Golden Noble, have a google on them, but whether these are what you have I couldn't say... :scratch:
     
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    I thought if you are an RHS member they will id it for free, but maybe that has changed in recent years.


    :lollol:
     
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    You could probably take it to a fruit nursery or orchard and they will more then likely have a go a as well =]
     
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    They look, and sound, like Grenadier to me.:gnthb:
     
  9. pete

    pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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    Dai where have you been?

    As I remember "Grenadier" get very large and sweet around this time of the year.

    Edible raw about now.
     
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