Seedling found in the grounds of
Burghley Park, near Stamford. First fruited 1834. Rescued from waste
ground by head gardener, Mr. Matheson. RHS 1865; introduced by
nurseryman House of Peterborough. Dark red flushed apple, brisk, aromatic,
sweet, juicy, firm flesh. Keeps late (up to Apr or sometimes later).
compiled by Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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