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Gloster apple


Conic shape, attractive fully red fruit with calyx end shoulder bumps. Larger, mostly 3" diameter. Good flavor, crisp flesh. Tarter flavor than Delicious.


Gloster identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 06 Jan 2012  Dave Hoare,  MIDDLESEX, United Kingdom
    I have harvested this as late as early december as it keeps well on the tree. Flavour is crisp with a honey finish.

Tree register

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Spring blossom records for this variety

2011 season

  • 26th May  2011  - tree owned by Dave in Harefield, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 16th May  2010  - tree owned by Dave in Harefield, United Kingdom

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Harvest records for this variety

2011 season

  • 2nd week November  2011  - tree owned by Dave in Harefield, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 1st week November  2010  - tree owned by Dave in Harefield, United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Weisser Winterglockenapfel x Richared Delicious
  • Originates from: Germany
  • Introduced: 1969
  • Developed by: Fruit Research Station, Jork, Hamburg
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1709
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1968-067

Parents and other ancestors of this variety


Diseases

  • Fireblight  - Some susceptibility
  • Cedar apple rust  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

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References

  • Cedar-Apple Rust  
    Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
    Rated as susceptible - control usually needed where CAR is prevalent.


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