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Fruit tree comparison - Discovery
Apple trees

Discovery

Discovery is the definitive early-season English apple variety, makes a good fruit tree for the garden.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Suitable for beginners
CroppingGood
Fertility?Not self-fertile
Flowering group?3
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Average growth
Bearing regularity?Regular
Fruit bearing?Partial tip-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Early
Use / keeping?1 week
Flavour quality?Average
Flavour styleSweet/Sharp

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourRed
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen