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Bramley's Sharp Hard Cidre Apple
Malus domestica 'Bramley's Seedling'
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Bramley's Seedling is a large, flat, firm apple with greenish-yellow skin. It is great for baking and cooking as well as being a good cider apple, with firm, juicy, sharly acidic flesh. It is high in Vitamin C. It is scab and mildew resistant, blooms late, but is a triploid, so must be pollinated by other late blooming apples. It bears heavily, but can be biennial. It can become greasy skinned in storage and is only a fair keeper. Ripens in late October to November.
Bramley's Seedling came from the British Isles where is has been a traditional cooking and cider apple. Originated in the early 1800s.