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About this Annie Elizabeth Apple tree
Matlock, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Visiting: By arrangement
Annie Elizabeth (taken from: http://chestofbooks.com/gardening-horticulture/Robert-Hogg/The-Fruit-Manual-Great-Britain/Apples-Part-4.html)
Fruit, large, round, widest at the base, prominently ribbed or angular. Skin, pale yellow on the shaded side, streaked and spotted on the side next the sun with bright crimson. Eye, with connivent segments, deeply set in an irregular angular basin. Stamens, median; tube, deep conical. Stalk, short, deeply set, frequently with a swelling on one side of it. Flesh, white, and of firm, yet crisp and tender texture, with a fine, brisk, sprightly flavour. Cells, obovate; abaxile.
An excellent late kitchen or dessert apple.
A seedling raised by Messrs. Harrison & Sons, of Leicester. Received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society, 1868.
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