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Granny Giffard

Identification: Medium size, conical with pronounced ribbing at the crown. The skin is pale greenish yellow marked with broken crimson stripes, paler on the shaded side. The stalk is medium long, slender and set in a deep cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, tender, sweet and very juicy. Flavourful, very fruity. Keeps for about three months in cold storage.

Uses: A cooking apple.

Origins: at a meeting of the British Pomological Society, October 15th, 1858, when it was exhibited by Mr. Swiuerd, gardener to John Swinford, Esq., of Minster, near Margate

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Ready for harvest starting early in the FOURTH period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group G Day 25

Type(s): Cooking

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 25


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