Pott's Seedling apple

/POTZ SEED-ling/

A variety of green cooking apple with a light pink blush raised by Mr Samuel Potts at Ashton-under-Lyme in Lancashire around 1849 and introduced commercially by Mr John Nelson of Rotherham. It cooks to a frothy purée. This early-season apple is harvested from August in South-East England and has poor storage properties.