Apple - Emperor Alexander

£25.00 - £37.00
Type: 
Dual Purpose
Ready to pick: 
September
Use fruit: 
September - October
Pollination: 
Group B (self-sterile)
Botanic Name: 
Malus domestica 'Emperor Alexander'
Synonyms: 
Alexander
Originated: 
Ukraine (c.1700)
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Description

Fine old variety of apple, believed to originated from the Ukraine in the 1700s and introduced into the UK in 1805. Very large, beautiful pale yellow green fruit with a rosy red flush. Can be eaten fresh, or else cooks to a sweet lemon puree. Vigorous grower, produces spurs very freely. A favourite of the Victorians for exhibition growing.

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