John Standish apple


A variety of eating apple flushed blushed with scarlet. John Standish was a nursery man in Ascot in Berkshire where he probably raised this apple around 1873. It wss introduced commercially commercially by Isaac House & Sons of Bristol in 1921 and received Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit in 1922. This late-season variety is harvested from mid-October in South-East England and is at its best from December to February.