Gascoyne's Scarlet apple


A variety of red flushed blushed eating apple which arose in Sittingbourne in Kent at Bapchild Court, the home of Mr Gascoyne, and introduced commercially in 1871 by G Bunyard. It was awarded the Royal Horticultural Society First Class Certificate in 1887. introduced commercially into Germany in 1883 where it is still popular. This mid-season variety is harvested from late-September in South-East England and is at its best from October to December.