Court Pendu Gris apple

/KOOR poh'dyoo GREE/

An ancient, possibly Roman, variety of red eating apple with a very short stalk. It is known to have been sold in the market of Rouen in 1420 and is recorded as being grown in Italy and all over France by the 16th Century. It is a late-season variety which is harvested from mid- to late-October, is stored and is at its best from December to January.

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