Bristol raised, 1924, from a cross between two famous earlies – Worcester Pearmain and Beauty of Bath. This is an early apple that has the benefit of ripening over along period. A good variety, also of interest to those seeking heritage or regional varieties.
Exeter X Apple tree – Season:
August to September.
Exeter X Apple - appearance:
Medium sized bright red flush, a pretty apple.
Exeter X apple trees – flavour:
Quite sharp and refreshing, juicy.
An early dessert apple, also makes a good juice.
Cropping & Growth
Medium vigour, heavily cropping. Best eaten from the tree and with individual fruits ripening over an extended period, can be a good addition to any collection.
Exeter X - Pollination: ‘B’ Pollination group, so use varieties with the same or adjacent pollinating prefixes. Here are some good suggested varieties: