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Pollination group:

Beauty of Waltham

Identification: Medium size. Tall and somewhat pear shaped. The base colour is greenish yellow with crimson streaks and flushes on the sun exposed face. The stem is long and slender, set in a deep cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellow, soft, sweet and dry. Keeps for a month or two in cold storage.

Uses: A heritage fresh eating apple.

Origins: Raside by William Paul of Waltham Cross. Shown at the Royal Horticultural Society in 1868.

Cultivation: Ready for harvest after the middle of the first period.

Ploidism: Self sterile.

Type(s): Eating