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Ashmead's Kernel  Remove
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Summary A very old apple variety, with a drab appearance which belies a unique peardrop flavour. Ashmead's Kernel is also one of very small number of English apple varieties that also thrives in North America.


Ashmead's Kernel

Fruit colour Yellow / Gold

Flesh colour White

Fruit size Small

Fruit shape Flat-round


Ashmead's Kernel

Flavour Very good

Flavour style Sweet/Sharp

Ripening period Late season

Use/Keeping 3 months or more

Cooking result


Ashmead's Kernel


Cropping Light

Vigour Average growth

Pollination Flowering group 4
Flowers Late season
Gardening skill Sweet/Sharp

Problems Scab - Some resistance
Mildew - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance
Bitter pit - Some susceptibility


Ashmead's Kernel

Country of origin England, United Kingdom

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