Blenheim Orange Apple (medium)
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Discovered by Mr Kempster at Woodstock near Blenheim, Oxfordshire, England in about 1740. Distributed in about 1818. It received the Banksian medal from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1822. Fruits have creamy white, somewhat coarse-textured and rather dry flesh with a rich, characteristic aromatic flavour. Triploid. Comes fairly true from seed. Cooks well.
Smith Muriel W.G. (1971) National Apple Register of the United Kingdom. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
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- Pollination Group: PG3
- Uses: Eating, Cooking
- Harvest: March - April