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Pollination group:

Seaton House

Synonyms: Niton House

Identification: Medium to large, round. Greenish yellow, blushed red and marked with a pattern of thin, darker stripes on the sun exposed face. The eye is medium to small and closed, set in a shallow and wide basin. The stem is medium thick and medium long to long, set in a deep and wide, russetted cavity. Becomes greasy at maturity and in storage.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, fine grained, firm. Sharp.

Uses: Cooking. Keeps its shape for pies and tarts.

Origins: Raised at Seaton House, Arbroath, Scotland. Introduced in 1860

Cultivation: Small, weakly vigorous, spreading tree. Bears fruit on spurs. Produces heavy crops.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps three months.

Type(s): Cooking, Pie, Sauce

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 14