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Apple trees
Discovery

Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.
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Growing


Apple trees
Discovery
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Mild damp climates
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Using


Apple trees
Discovery
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Juice
Flavour style (apples)Sweet/Sharp
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Problems


Apple trees
Discovery
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
CankerSome resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Discovery
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourRed
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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