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A very old English apple variety thought to have been grown in Cornwall for centuries.
Origin: Cornwall UK, 1813
Pollination: Cornish Aromatic is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.
History and description of Cornish Aromatic
Cornish Aromatic apple was first described by Sir Christopher Hawkins in 1813 but thought to have
been in Cornwall for many centuries.
A handsome, medium sized, round-conical to oblong-conical fruit, ribbed
and very distinctly five crowned. Dry skin, greenish-yellow, half flushed
dullish red with broken, short darker red stripes. Variable amounts of
russetting, which in some years may be limited to small russet dots and
in others may comprise of large ochre russet patches covering much of
the surface and producing a pretty patterns with the underlying red
flush . White flesh with greenish tinges, firm and rather dry. Has a fine
aromatic, almost spicy flavour in good years but may lack flavour in poor