Prince Edward
 

Prince Edward

Fruit of the Month - April 2018

A local apple.

First Reported 1897
LocationSawbridgeworth
UseDessert
AppearanceGreen-Red
CropsOctober
Use byApril

Prince Edward was raised by Rivers Nursery in Sawbridgeworth in 1897. Its parentage is not clear. It is thought to be a cross between Cox's Pomona and Cellini. It received an Award of Merit from the RHS in 1897.

It is a medium-sized, flat round dessert apple. Its greenish ground colour is part-covered by red stripes with some fruits exhibiting an orange flush. Its white flesh is firm, juicy and mildly acidic.



External Sites with Further Information

National Fruit Collection

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