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Brown's Seedling apple



Brown's Seedling is a little-known English cooking apple, raised in the latter half of the 19th century by Messrs. Brown, nurserymen of Stamford in the county of Lincolnshire.

The Victorian pomologist Robert Hogg rated as "excellent for culinary purposes".  It cooks to a pleasant but mild-flavoured puree.

Last updated 02 Jan 2011.

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An English culinary variety from Stamford. Rated by Hogg as handsome, excellent for culinary use, and a good keeper.

Brown's Seedling phototape

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Stamford, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1870s
  • Developed by: Brown's Nurseries
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1240
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1946-043

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Textured puree
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more

Growing

  • Flowering period: Late season
  • Flowering group: 5
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Diploid

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Brown's Seedling identification photos from official fruit collections

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