An English (possibly Scottish) culinary apple, thought to have originated in the 1920s.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: Unknown
- Originates from: United Kingdom
- Introduced: 1920s
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1218
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1923-110
- Some historical details taken with kind permission from 'The New Book of Apples' by Joan Morgan and Alison Richards , illustrated by Elisabeth Dowle, published by Ebury Press, 2002.
- Fruit colour: Yellow / Gold
- Bultitude apple group: 5. Yellow, smooth, sweet or acidic
- Uses: Cooking
- Harvest period: Mid season
- Use / keeping: 1-2 months
- Fertility: Self-sterile
- Ploidy: Diploid
- Vigour: Average growth
References and further reading about this variety
- Apples of England (1948)
Alderman identification photos from official fruit collections
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Alderman identification photos from website visitors
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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety
- 1st May 2014 - tree owned by Ed in Cheser, United Kingdom
- 1st May 2014 - tree owned by Lawrence in Mayfield, United Kingdom
- 15th April 2011 - tree owned by Ed in Cheser, United Kingdom
- May 2009 - tree owned by Ed in Cheser, United Kingdom
Latest harvest records for this variety
- September 2009 - tree owned by Ed in Cheser, United Kingdom
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