St James Village Orchard

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Tree Type Apple
Variety Kidd's Orange Red
Rootstock MM106
Date Planted 15 March 2010
Tree Description A Cox seedling. Pinky crimson flush, some darker stripes over pale yellow gold; fine russet dots. Rich balance of sugar, acidity and strongly aromatic. A midwinter dessert apple.
Comments Fruiting well elsewhere in St. James (RP & CS).
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Gather William pears, or Williams's pears, to be didactic, as they are named after a Mr Williams who was the first person to distribute Bon Chretien pears in England. They are the palest gold with rough dark freckling, and delicious beyond words.   (Ronald Blythe)