It was first popular in the Victorian era and has remained popular ever since. It is the third most common apple in commercial cultivation in England & Wales after Cox's Orange Pippin and Bramley, although its 308ha represents just 3.7% of total apple orchards.
It is a popular garden apple in the United Kingdom (UK) and trees are widely available from UK garden centres.
- General information and image
- National Fruit Collection page NFC reference 1979-159
- reference for Lord Egremont (pdf)