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Kentish fillbasket apple

A 19th century English cooker, "first rate quality" according to Hogg, and as the name suggests, a very large apple

Kentish fillbasket identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
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Harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • 1st week May  2013  - tree owned by Katrina in Nelson, New Zealand

2011 season

  • 4th week August  2011  - tree owned by Lynn in East Dereham, United Kingdom


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: England, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1820
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1167
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1939-019


  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor

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