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Kent apple

Greenish-yellow fruit that is flushed and striped red. Crisp, white flesh that is juicy with a sweet-sharp and aromatic flavor.

USDA identification images for Kent

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

    Parents and other ancestors of this variety

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    Tree register

    United Kingdom

    Spring blossom records for this variety

    2010 season

    • 5th May  2010  - tree owned by Stuart in Newbury, United Kingdom

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: Cox's Orange Pippin x Jonathan
    • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 1949
    • Developed by: East Malling Research


    • Awards: RHS AGM (current)


    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Kent:

    United States

    United Kingdom

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