Twenty Ounce (20 oz) apple variety

This variety is being grown as a bit of a novelty. It is at present only part way through its growing season, but it is already nearly 50% bigger in size than a Bramley. When ripe it will have red streaks all over it.

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Thought to have originated in either New York or Connecticut, USA. Brought to notice in about 1844. Fruits have coarse, moderately tender flesh with a subacid flavour.

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