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Histon Favourite apple

Last updated 14 May 2013.

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One of a number of apple varieties developed by the Chivers family, who owned a well-known jam manufacturing business in Histon, Cambridgeshire. Histon Favourite is a late-season eating apple, which according to Taylor achieved "medium prices only" in local markets.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Histon, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1883
  • Developed by: John Chivers
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2241
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1953-053

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red / Green

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh

Also known as

  • Chivers's Seedling

References and further reading about this variety

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

Histon Favourite identification photos from official fruit collections

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