Gardeners' World - - Apples -

CHESHIRE ’Arthur W Barnes’ A mid-sea­son ap­ple in­tro­duced in 1902. The large, red fruits make strong-flavoured, juicy purées. C

CUMBRIA ‘Duke of Devon­shire’ With par­tial rus­set mark­ings on its dull-green to pale-yel­low skin, it has crisp, white flesh with a hint of green. Has a strong fruit-drop flavour with a rich, nutty fin­ish. D

GREATER MANCH­ESTER ‘Lord Suffield’ Crisp, juicy flesh with an acid flavour. Cooks well, break­ing up com­pletely. C

LAN­CASHIRE ‘Keswick Codlin’ Early-sea­son cook­ing ap­ple. Paleyel­low flesh and very juicy, with a re­fresh­ing sharp taste. C

NORTHUMBERLAND Mrs Lake­man’s Seedling Large, yel­low-green ap­ple with red stripes. Crisp, firm flesh with acidy and slightly sweet flavour. DC

YORK­SHIRE ’Rib­ston Pip­pin’ Brown/red flushed stripes over olive­g­reen skin. It is firm and juicy when fresh, with a flavour sim­i­lar to Cox’s but sharper. DC

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