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Malus domestica Crawley Beauty

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  • Introduced:            1870
  • Origin:                     Tilgate, nr Crawley, Sussex
  • Use:                         Dual Purpose
  • Pollination Group:   7
  • Pick:                         late September
  • Season:                    November - March
  • A useful apple for frost prone areas, due to its late flowering and general hardiness. Found growing in a hedgerown and introduced by nurseryman, Mr Cheal in 1903. Crawley Beauty is essentially a cooking apple that mellows cooks a lightly flavoured puree. As a fresh apple, in the New Year, it is lightly flavoured also.