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Malus domestica Dumelow's Seedling

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  • Introduced:            late 1700's
  • Origin:                     Shakerstone, Leicestershire
  • Use:                         Dessert
  • Pollination Group:   3
  • Pick:                         mid October
  • Season:                    November - march
  • Also known as Normanton Wonder in northern England and Wellington around London. A useful culinary apple, cooking to a sharp, strongly flavoured purée. A strong vigorous grower. The picture shows fruit when exposed to the sun, when shaded the fruit retains a green colour.