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Apple

Malus domestica Flower of the Town

  • Photo of Apple Flower of the TownAvailability:            Click for details
  • Introduced:            1831
  • Origin:                     Yorkshire
  • Use:                         Dessert
  • Pollination Group:   3
  • Pick:                         September
  • Season:                    September - October
  • An old Yorkshire variety, first recorded in 1831 but probably older. Medium sized, heavily ribbed fruit. Pale yellow with red-brown stripes and flush. Also known as Flowery Town, reflecting its habit of turning rapidly.
    This fruit differs from that in National Fruit Collections which is hard and round and atypical of Flower of the Town grown in most of Yorkshire