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Opal (Seabrook) apple

An early-season English apple, with very similar qualities to one of its parents, Worcester Pearmain.

Opal (Seabrook) identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Visitor reviews

  • 28 Feb 2021  Angela,  ESSEX, United Kingdom
    Just to say Lidl are selling Opal which gave me a chance to try them. They looked like Golden Delicious so I was prepared to be disappointed but they are lovely - a decent size, extremely juicy with just the right amount of tartness to give flavour. A good apple. I’m going back to buy more while they still stock them! Unfortunately no grower info apart from the fact they are British Apples Red Tractor 73/78 mm

Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.


  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Rival x Worcester Pearmain
  • Introduced: 1936
  • Developed by: W.P. Seabrook
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2069


  • Keeping (of fruit): 1 week
  • Flavor style (apples): Sweet/Sharp
  • Food uses: Eating fresh


  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Ploidy: Diploid


  • Country of origin: United Kingdom
  • Fruit colour: Red / Green

Where to buy fresh fruit

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