Gascoyne's Scarlet

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'Gascoyne's Scarlet'
Malus Gascoynes Scharlachroter 4554.jpg
SpeciesMalus domestica
Origin England, 1871[1]

Gascoyne's Scarlet is an English cultivar of domesticated apple which is used to produce apple juice with a pink color.[2] Is named after its developer, Mr. Gascoyne of Bapchild near Sittingbourne, Kent, England, who bred it before 1871.[3]

Tree blossoms in spring producing showy flowers. Crop is big and harvest in October. Fruit are large in size, skin is pale green with red flush on the sunny side. Flesh is firm and aromatic, sharp when picked but mellows in storage, somewhat juicy, and pink coloured just beneath the skin.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gascoyne's Scarlet", National Fruit Collection, retrieved 7 November 2015
  2. ^ Gascoyne's Scarlet at Orange Pippin
  3. ^ a b Cook's Info