Apple Discovery

Apple Discovery

A seedling of Apple Worcester Pearmain discovered in Essex the late 1940s, Apple Discovery shares its parent’s early fruiting, brilliant colour and strawberry flavour. The fruit is small to medium sized, round, slightly flattened, and shiny red, with juicy, pale cream-coloured flesh, sweet-sharp with a hint of strawberry. Apple Discovery makes a compact, trouble-free tree, suitable for the smaller garden. Spur-bearer, and very hardy. Excellent disease-resistance, particularly to scab, so a good choice for areas where this is a problem. Like all early apples, the fruit does not keep, but any excess can be juiced.

Site: Some shelter
Soil: Any reasonably well drained
Position: Crops best in full sun
Pick: August to mid-September
Keep: Does not keep for more than a week
Hardiness: Hardy
Pollination: Pollination Group 3 (pollinates with Groups 2, 3 and 4)
Uses: Eating apple; juicing

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During the bareroot season, our apples are pre pruned before being dispatched by mail order.

Type | Size: Bareroot 1yr
Rootstock: M26
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