Lady Apple


An old, very small, hard, crisp, slightly ribbed western European apple, apparently found in the forest of Api in France and exported to New York in the 19th Century. It has yellow skin blushed with red, and tart flavour. It was recorded in France as early as 1628. It is a late-season apple, harvested from mid-October in South-East England, is stored and is at its best from December to April.

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