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Pollination group:

Belle Grideline

Identification: Medium size, round. The skin is yellow, wasehd with red and russeted on the sun exposed face. The stalk is slender and set in a deep cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is whit, firm, crisp, brisk.

Uses: A heritage eating apple. It keeps for about three months in cold storage.

Origins: First mentioned by pomologist George Lindley after finding it growing in a garden in Norwich in the late 1700s. It had apparently grown from a seedling in the early 1770s and eventually expired by the end of the century, but not before some cuttings were taken and propogated by Lindley.

Ploidism: Self sterile.

Type(s): Eating