SCES heritage apple scion grafting 2017

September 28, 2017
All grafted to mature fuji behind the house
1 x Biesterfielder Renette
1 x Black Prince
1 x Blenheim Orange
1 x Claygate Pearmain
1 x Cowies triangle
1 x Devonshire Quarrandon
1 x Early Julian
2 x Golden Hornet
1 x Grenedier
1 x Lady Sudeley
1 x Laxtons Fortune
1 x Ralls Janet (failed)
1 x Red Gravenstein
1 x Ribston Pippin
1 x Rokewood
1 x Sturmer Pippin
  graft  apple  september  2017 

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Laxtons Fortune

Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Eat Fresh. Early / Mid season. Raised Bedford, 1904. Round medium size dessert apple with an attractive appearance. Pale yellowish-green flush with bright red stripes, creamy white flesh. Firm, sweet, juicy with a rich flavour. Small compact tree suitable for the small garden in cooler climates good resistance to blackspot. Crops well from an early age.
Harvest     

Biesterfielder Renette

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Early season. Originated at Castle of Biesterfelder, Lippe, Germany. Introduced in 1905. Fruits have fairly coarse, soft creamy white flesh with a sweet subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.
Date  September 28, 2017

Black Prince

Harvest     
Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Cook & Eat fresh. Early / Mid season. Is a large apple with dark red skin to eat fresh or cook later.

Blenheim Orange

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Mid / Late season. Keeper (Triploid). Originating in 1740 in Woodstock, Blenheim, Oxfordshire, England. May/June large flat round, yellow with red stripes. Keeps 3-4 Months.
Date  September 28, 2017

Claygate Pearmain

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Late season. 1823 John Braddick Esq. found tree growing in hedge in Claygate, Surrey Green with red blush and russetting. Late eating, sweet and aromatic almost tastes like pineapple- fresh eating
Date  September 28, 2017

Cowies triangle

Date  September 28, 2017
Harvest     
Details  Cook. Late season. Keeper. Very attractive firm green cooking apple with a red splash by the stalk. This apple has been found on several heritage orchards in Southland so it is an very old variety and one well worth including in a home orchard. We are presently working to identify it. This one was planted by a fruit tree enthusiast a Mr Kennedy many years ago when, like us, he was putting back heritage apples he thought worthwhile for Southland.

Devonshire Quarrandon

Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Eat fresh. Early season. Thought to have arisen in Devon, but may have originally come from France. First recorded in 1678. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a distinctive aromatic flavour. Harvest mid February
Harvest     

Early Julian (AKA Norfold Beefing)

Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Eat + Cook. Early season. Thought to have originated in Scotland. It was known before 1800. Fruits have crisp flesh with an acid flavour.
Harvest     

Golden Hornet

Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Universal Pollinator for all apple trees because it has an extended flowering season. Prolific tiny yellow fruit.

Grenedier

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Early season. First recorded in 1862 and introduced to commerce in about 1875. . The most widely grown early commercial cooking apple in the UK. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with an acid flavour. Cooks well to a froth.
Date  September 28, 2017

Lady Sudeley

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Early season. 1849 by a cottager Jacob Petworth Sussex originally called Jacobs Strawberry desert. Sellf- fertile, medium striped red and pink. Juicy, firm, good cropper. Suited to cooler areas. Ready March.
Date  September 28, 2017

Red Gravenstein

Date  September 28, 2017
Details  Eat + Cook. Early season. It is thought to have arrived in Denmark in about 1669. Fruits have crisp, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a pleasant mixture of sweetness and acidity with a distinctive flavour
Harvest     

Rokewood

Harvest     
Details  Eat fresh. Mid season. Australian, ready April. Lovely crisp sweet red and green eating apple. Good reliable cropper. Healthy disease free
Date  September 28, 2017

Sturmer Pippin

Harvest     
Details  Cook, Eat, Cider. Late season. Keeper. 1800’s Suffolk. Sturmer has blushed, green/bronze skin with an acidic, aromatic, sweet and juicy flesh that is very firm. This variety makes excellent cider and is great cooked. The fruit is very high in Vitamin C. It is a compact tree with low vigour meaning it needs little pruning. Tolerates cold. Very popular in NZ home orchards pre1970's
Date  September 28, 2017

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Fuji Apple

Fuji Apple

Details  Existing apple tree that we under planted with rhubarb, strawberries and bulbs as permanent plantings and then an assortment of self seeded annuals from the previous year.
Date  June 01, 2001