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Pollination group:

Black Prince

Identification: Medium to large. Base colour is yellow, washed red over which are large patches of maroon. The stem is short and somewhat stout, set in a shallow, narrow cavity. The calyx is small and closed, set in a somewhat shallow and narrow basin.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish with bright red stains close to the skin. Firm. Sweet-tart

Uses: Fresh eating, baking, apple jelly and cider.

Origins: England 1800s

Cultivation: Precocious

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Notes: The Black Prince was thought to have been lost, but found growing in 2004 in Wokingham, Berkshire (U.K.)

Type(s): Cider, Eating, Jelly