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Summary An old English summer apple, dating back to the 1780s, but re-introduced in 1868 by Mr Jackson of Blakedown Nursery as Jackson's Seedling. Renamed Gladstone in 1883.




Identification

Gladstone




Fruit colour Red




Flesh colour




Fruit size




Fruit shape




Using

Gladstone




Flavour Good




Flavour style Sweet/Sharp




Ripening period Mid-Late season




Use/Keeping 1-3 days




Cooking result




Growing

Gladstone




Picking




Cropping Heavy




Vigour Slightly large




Pollination Flowering group 4
Flowers Mid-Late season
Partially self-fertile
Blossom frost-resistance
Gardening skill Sweet/Sharp




Problems Canker - Very resistant
Scab - Very resistant

Other

Gladstone




Country of origin Kidderminster, Worcestershire, United Kingdom




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