Keswick Codlin

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  • Dessert / Cooker – yellow-white flesh of coarse texture cooks to a froth; also eats well, with soft juicy texture.
  • Season late September to October, picking time late August
  • Medium to large in size and round-conical in shape, flattened at the base and with prominent ribs giving a flat-sided appearance. Pale green skin becoming pale yellow with a slight, streaked flush of grey-orange or grayish-brown.
  • Hardy and moderately vigorous

Very old apple introduced by John Sander, a Keswick nurseryman in1790 and reported to have been found by him growing among a quantity of rubbish behind a wall at Gleason Castle near Ulverston.