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Apple
Ashmead's Kernel 

 

 

 

 
SummaryA 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 colourYellow / Gold




Flesh colourWhite




Fruit sizeSmall




Fruit shapeFlat-round




Using

Ashmead's Kernel




FlavorVery good




Flavour styleSweet/Sharp




Ripening periodLate season




Use/Keeping3 months or more




Cooking result




Growing

Ashmead's Kernel




Picking




CroppingLight




VigourAverage growth




PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Late season
Self-sterile
Gardening skillSome skill needed




ProblemsScab - Some resistance
Mildew - Some resistance
Cedar apple rust - Some resistance
Bitter pit - Some susceptibility

Other

Ashmead's Kernel




Country of originUnited Kingdom




Other qualitiesAwards 


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