Found as a chance seedling at Deacon’s Nursery, Godshill, Isle of Wight
A round red apple, flattened at base and apex, rounded ribs, can be lopsided. Slightly hammered feel to surface. Light attractive green with crimson/scarlet over in August/September. Small to medium size. Lenticels fairly large russet dots.
Blue bloom over crimson. A pretty apple.
Cavity medium width and can be quite deep, russet lined.
Stalk always above cavity, can be long, some have red colour.
Basin varies, beading in most, skin pleated into eye
Sepals wide, broad based, convergent, often broken
Tube cone, Stamens median.
Flesh pink red under flush, juicy, good flavour, tough skin
Flowering Pollination Group C
Tree fairly vigorous – I know two gardens where this is grown besides meeting it at Deacons
Season : August/September