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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.


Ashmead's Kernel

Fruit colourYellow / Gold

Flesh colourWhite

Fruit sizeSmall

Fruit shapeFlat-round


Ashmead's Kernel

FlavorVery good

Flavour styleSweet/Sharp

Ripening periodLate season

Use/Keeping3 months or more

Cooking result


Ashmead's Kernel



VigourAverage growth

PollinationFlowering group 4
Flowers Late season
Gardening skillSome skill needed

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


Ashmead's Kernel

Country of originUnited Kingdom

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