Saint Cecilia apple

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A variety of green eating apple flushed with red and with russeting raised by Mr Basham at Bassaleg in Monmouthshire in 1900 from a Cox's Orange Pippin seedling. It received the Royal Horticultural Society First Class Certificate in 1919. At its best is a wonderful eating apple. This late-season variety is harvested from early October in South-East England and is at is best from December to March.