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A popular early cooking apple with excellent flavour.
Origin: Cambridgeshire UK, 1899
Pollination: Early Victoria is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.
History and description of Early Victoria
Raised from a Lord Grosvenor x Keswick Codlin by William Lynn of Emneth, Cambridgeshire, UK.
Introduced by Mssrs Cross of Wisbech as Emneth Early. Awarded a First Class Certificate by the RHS in
1899. It was adopted commercially in the early 1900's and became known as Early Victoria. It is now
no longer grown commercially but remains a popular garden variety.
A codlin type apple. Medium sized, round-conical, ribbed fruit. White flesh with a high vitamin C
content. Superb flavour cooking to a fluff which is sharp but requires little added sugar. A good early
A compact, upright tree. Heavy cropping but with a bienniel tendency. Heavy crops need thinning to
avoid small fruit. Good disease resistance. Partially self-fertile. Attractive blossom.