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  • Court Pendu Plat apple

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    The Court Pendu Plat apple is one of the most ancient apples in our collection, dating back to possibly Roman times but it was definitely grown in fifteenth century England, fruit small in size, russeted but with a purple/pink flush, the flesh is crisp, rich, fruity and perfumed. It mellows to a sweet and fully flavoured apple after being stored, good keeper. Late flowering (thus avoiding frosts) earned it the title of ‘Wise Apple'. Ripens: May/June Pollinate with: Brown Snout, Stoke Red(cider), Isaac Newton, Boswell
  • Dwarf Court Pendu Plat apple

    Dwarf Court Pendu Plat apple is one of the most ancient apples in our collection, dating back to possibly Roman times but it was definitely grown in fifteenth century England, fruit small in size, russeted but with a purple/pink flush, the flesh is crisp, rich, fruity and perfumed. It mellows to a sweet and fully flavoured apple after being stored, good keeper. Late flowering (thus avoiding frosts) earned it the title of ‘Wise Apple'. Ripens: May/June Pollinate with: Brown Snout, Stoke Red(cider), Isaac Newton, Boswell
    $32.00 inc. GST

  • Dwarf Geeveston Fanny apple

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    Dwarf Geeveston Fanny apple, makes a two metre tree at full maturity.This variety was widely grown in Tasmania for many decades, small reddish-purple apple with a sweetly flavoured white flesh is ideal for both cooking and as a dessert apple, very popular in the 1970s, important commercially in part because of it resistance to disease, one of the favourites of Clive Winmill (who owned the Badgers Keep collection of over two thousand apples) Ripens: March/April Pollinate with: Beauty of Bath, Keswick Codlin, Lord Lambourne, McIntosh, Red Braeburn, Tydeman's Early Worcester, Vista Bella, Egremont Russet, Fenouillet Gris, Forfar Pippin
  • Geeveston Fanny apple

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    Geeveston Fanny apple was widely grown in Tasmania for many decades, this small reddish-purple apple with a sweetly flavoured white flesh is ideal for both cooking and as a dessert apple, very popular in the 1970s, important commercially in part because of it resistance to disease, one of the favourites of Clive Winmill (who owned the Badgers Keep collection of over two thousand apples) Ripens: March/April Pollinate with: Beauty of Bath, Keswick Codlin, Lord Lambourne, McIntosh, Red Braeburn, Tydeman's Early Worcester, Vista Bella, Egremont Russet, Fenouillet Gris, Forfar Pippin
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    Geante d’Expositione apple

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    "Very big...for showing off" - the Geante d'Expositione apple is one of the largest apples, and something to impress the neighbours - one of the larger apples in cultivation, coarse flesh, nice cooker, good bulk of crop, with what you cant eat you can fatten the pig, feed the cow, impress the neighbours and there will still be leftovers!
  • Dwarf Fenouillet Gris apple

    Dwarf Fenouillet Gris apple is one of the more unusual heirloom apples, an ancient French variety from the 16th century, very sweet with hints of flavour like fennel and anise
    $32.00 inc. GST

  • Fenouillet Gris apple

    Most unusual heirloom apple, an ancient French variety from the 16th century, very sweet and tastes like fennel and anise
    $28.00 inc. GST

  • Dabinett cider apple

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    Antique French cider variety, Dabinett cider apple produces fruit that are fairly large, with bright red skin, and soft flesh, harvests midseason. Ripens: April Pollinate with: Self fertile Type: Bittersweet

  • Ribston Pippin apple

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    Ribston Pippin apple is from the mid 1700's, said to be one of the parents of such famous apples as Cox's Orange Pippin and Sturmer Pippin, dense, quite acid  yellow aromatic flesh, rich flavour, midseason harvest, triploid M106 Rootstock Ripens: March Pollinate with: Beauty of Bath, Red Braeburn, Vista Bella, Fenouillet Gris, Geeveston Fanny, Breakwell's Seedling (cider), Yarlington Mill (cider), Floribunda (crab) Triploid: needs 2-3  pollinators
     

  • Peasgood’s Nonsuch apple

    Peasgood's Nonsuch apple is a popular and much loved apple from bygone years in Australia. Red striped on yellow green background, fruit grow quite large, coarse flesh, eats well fresh, and also a lovely cooker, useful in pies, dumplings, cider, juice, feed the pigs… Ripens: March/April Pollinate with: Democrat, Golden Noble, King of the Pippins, Michelin (cider), Orleans Reinette, King Cole, Summer Strawberry
    $28.00 inc. GST

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    Freyburg apple

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    The Freyburg apple is a fresh eating apple, comes from an awesome heritage  - genetically a cross between Cox's Orange Pippin and Golden Delicious, fruit yellow colour with lovely sweet and spicey flavour, tree smallish, harvests mid season but fruit hangs on well on the tree, winner of blind taste tests. Ripens: March/April Pollinate with: Jonathan, Lady Williams, Pink Lady, Merton Worcester, Rokewood, Berner Rosen, Bonza, Gala, Fuji, Granny Smith,
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    Five Crown apple

    Five Crown apple, also known as London Pippin, once widely grown in Australia, fresh eater and cooker, green skin flushed with red, crisp, brisk, good for drying, late harvest Ripens: late May Pollinate with: Brown Snout, Court Pendu Plat, Northern Spy, Boswell, Isaac Newton, Opalescent
    $28.00 inc. GST

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    Cox’s Orange Pippin apple

    Cox's Orange Pippin apple is perhaps the most famous of all the heritage apples – wonderful fresh eating, rich spicy nutty flavour, crisp, aromatic, perfect balance of sweetness and acidity, is said to do best in cooler areas but we have eaten some brilliant fruit from ours here in northern Victoria Ripens: Feb/March Pollinate with: Jonathan, Lady Williams, Berner Rosen, Bonza, Freyburg, Fuji, Pink Lady, Merton Worcester, Rokewood, Gala, Granny Smith, Sturmer Pippin
    $28.00 inc. GST

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    Calville Blanc D’Hiver apple

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    The Calville Blanc D'Hiver apple is one of the very oldest apples still around, dating from the 1600's in France, famed for making delicious apple pies, very good cider addition, this variety also contains more Vitamin C than an orange Ripens: May/June
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    Dwarf Calville Blanc D’Hiver apple

    Dwarf Calville Blanc D'Hiver apple is one of the very oldest apples still around, dating from the 1600's in France, famed for making delicious apple pies, very good cider addition, this variety also contains more Vitamin C than an orange, grafted to two metre high dwarfing rootstock Ripens: May/June
    $32.00 inc. GST

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    Akane apple

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    Akane apple is a crisp, juicy, sweet, slightly chewy flesh, hint of strawberry flavour, good cropper, fruit ripens early – around mid to late January, as a young tree it begins bearing a year earlier than many other varieties Ripens: January Pollinate with: Jonathan, Lady Williams, Pink Lady, Merton Worcester, Splendour, Granny Smith, Gala, Fuji, Freyburg, Golden Delicious, Bonza, Berner Rosen

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