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Miller's Seedling apple


A small early-season English apple, popular in late Victorian times.


Miller's Seedling identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 31 Aug 2015  Anthony Howe,  CORNWALL, United Kingdom
    Not single aapple on very well established espalier seen on 31/08/2015 at the RHS Rosemoor Gardens, Torrington, Devon. Gardener told me that it has gone totally biennial. A very bad fault in my opinion!

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2014 season

  • 1st May  2014  - tree owned by Lawrence in Mayfield, United Kingdom

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown seedling
  • Originates from: Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1848
  • Developed by: Mr James Miller
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2065
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1979-177

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Juice
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sweet/Sharp
  • Harvest period: Early season
  • Use / keeping: 1-3 days

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Average growth
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Gardening skill: Some skill needed
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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