Inside, the aromatic flesh is firm, and relatively coarse and dry. It has a rich, sharp flavour with some sweetness.
Stores for several months.
Raised by a W.H. Divers, head gardener at Belvoir castle, Leicestershire, England, from a cross between Barnack Beauty and Cox’s Orange Pippin. 1904.
Shields, Steffie. The only way is up! A perfect month to visit Belvoir Castle Gardens. Lincolnshire Life magazine. May 2009. Page 124.