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Fruit tree comparison - Reverend W. Wilks
Apple trees

Reverend W. Wilks

A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Self-fertile
Flowering group? 2
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Slightly small
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Biennial tendency
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer


Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 2-3 weeks
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sweet/Sharp
Cooking result Puree

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Overall disease resistance? Good


Country of origin United Kingdom
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Green / Red
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green