Court Pendu Plat (or Rouge) apple

[French] plural Court Pendu Plats

An ancient French variety of russet eating apple flushed blushed with red described by Bauhin in 1613, but more than likely older and may be Roman. It was known in England by the 18th Century. In France it is known as Court Pendu Rouge. It is a late-season variety which is picked from mid- to late-October in South-East England, is stored and is at its best from December to January.

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