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Fruit tree comparison - D'Arcy Spice
Apple trees

D'Arcy Spice

An old English apple variety, yet with a unique flavour and many unusual qualities.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Some needed
CroppingLight
Fertility?Partially self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Poor
Ploidy?Other
Vigour?Weak growing
Precocity?Slow to start bearing
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer

Using

Picking season?Very late
Use / keeping?3 months or more
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleAromatic

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1750 - 1799
Fruit colourRusset
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen