Lord Hindlip

(reinettes)

Raised in Worcestershire and first recorded in 1896.
Seen at RHS Rosemoor and brought home to draw. (I asked permission)

Medium size, round conical although it looks more oval in the photo the apples are distinctly conical.  But flattened base and apex.
Rich crimson/orange with brown russet streaks and spots in September.  Lenticels very prominent.

Cavity deep and narrow, russet lined
Stalk short and mainly within cavity
Basin not wide, deep
Eye small and pinched up
Sepals small and tight, convergent

Flesh cream,red tint under the skin, in September hard but promised a good rich taste

Tube cone, Stamens median.

Tree ?

Flowering just before Cox’s Orange Pippin

Season : December to March