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Apple

Malus domestica Charles Ross

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  • Introduced:            1890
  • Origin:                     Newbury, Berkshire
  • Use:                         Dual purpose
  • Pollination Group:   3, partially self fertile
  • Pick:                         mid September
  • Season:                    September - December
  • When exhibited in 1890 this apple was called Thomas Andrew Knight, but at the request of Captain Carstairs in 1899, the apple was renamed to recognise his employee Charles Ross, who raised the apple from Peesgood Nonsuch x Cox's Orange Pippin, at Welford Park Gardens, Newbury. Use as cooker when young.