Cockpit Improved

cockpit-improved

 Cooker – cooks to a sweet puree with considerable bite

  • A medium sized apple, with yellow-green skin flushed with pink and lightly ribbed
  • Pick November, use December-April
  • Hardy, suitable for Northern Britain

 

Developed in Yorkshire in 1850, this is an improved sport of ‘Cockpit’, itself a Yorkshire variety dating from 1831.