Worcester Permain

  • Available: late August-mid September
  • Raised: 1874, Worcester, England
  • Flavour: very sweet and juicy at first. Late picking enhances flavour.
  • Storage: short term only
  • Size: medium/small
  • Cross: seedling

Other comments:
Traditionally the major British early apple although now on the decline commercially. At Cross Lanes there is a high demand for this variety and we can see why: delightful sweet taste. Can feel woody and tasteless if picked too early, hence quality is often low in supermarkets.