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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.




Identification

Ashmead's Kernel




Fruit colour Yellow / Gold




Flesh colour White




Fruit size Small




Fruit shape Flat-round




Using

Ashmead's Kernel




Flavour Very good




Flavour style Sweet/Sharp




Ripening period Late season




Use/Keeping 3 months or more




Cooking result




Growing

Ashmead's Kernel




Picking




Cropping Light




Vigour Average growth




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




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

Other

Ashmead's Kernel




Country of origin England, United Kingdom




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