Apple - Stirling Castle

£22.00 - £46.00
Type: 
Culinary
Ready to pick: 
September
Use fruit: 
September - December
Pollination: 
Group B (partially self-fertile)
Botanic Name: 
Malus domestica 'Stirling Castle'
Originated: 
Stirlingshire,Scotland (c.1821)
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Description

Raised by John Christie, nurseryman at Causeyhead, Scotland. Introduced by Drummond of Stirling, Scotland. First recorded in 1831. Fruits have white, very soft, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with an acid flavour. It is a noted heavy cropper, and scab resistant, but can be susceptible to mildew in wetter areas.

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