This section is from the book "The Fruit Manual: Containing The Descriptions And Synonyms Of The Fruits And Fruit Trees Of Great Britain", by Robert Hogg. Also available from Amazon: The Fruit Manual.
Fruit, small, two inches and a quarter wide, and an inch and three-quarters high; roundish and flattened, obtusely angular on the side, and ribbed at the crown. Skin, of an uniform blight green. Eye, with flat, convergent segments, somewhat erect. Stamens, marginal; tube, funnel-shaped. Stalk, short and slender, inserted in a shallow, narrow cavity. Flesh, crisp, not very juicy, and with a pleasant acidity. Cells, round or roundish obovate; axile, slit.
Green Blenheim. See Hambledon Deux-Ans.
Green Cossings. See Rymer.
Green Kitchen. See Hambledon Deux-Ans.
Fruit, below medium size, two inches and three-eighths wide, and two inches and one-eighth high; roundish oblate, and obtusely ribbed. Skin, shining, bright grass-green, generally with a dull red cheek, which extends occasionally over nearly the whole surface, and marked with small patches of pale brown russet, and especially on the base round the stalk; the whole surface is strewed with russet dots. Eye, closed, set in a narrow, slightly angular basin, with connivent segments. Stamens, marginal; tube, deep, conical. Stalk, about half an inch long, inserted in a rather wide cavity. Flesh, greenish, not very juicy, firm, and sweetish. Cells, ovate; axile, closed.
A Herefordshire cider apple.
Green Street. See Wanstall.
Fruit, medium sized, two inches and a half high, and about the same in width; conical, rounded at the base, and somewhat angular and ribbed on the sides and round the eye. Skin, smooth, green at first, but changing as it ripens to yellowish green; next the sun it is quite yellow, strewed with minute russety dots, and a few dots of red. Eye, small and closed, set in a shallow basin, and surrounded with prominent plaits. Stalk, short, inserted in a rather deep cavity. Flesh, white, crisp, tender, very juicy, and pleasantly acid.
A most excellent culinary apple; in use from September to December. The tree is a free grower, and an excellent bearer.
This is an esteemed variety in Lancashire, where it is extensively cultivated.
Fruit, medium sized, two inches and three-quarters wide, and about the same high; short, conical; obscurely ribbed, narrowing to the eye, where it is somewhat puckered. Skin, yellowish green, strewed with numerous large russety dots, and a few lines of russet. Eye, small and closed, set in a narrow, puckered basin. Stamens, median; tube, conical. Stalk, very short, completely imbedded in a deep cavity. Flesh, white, tender, sweet, and mawkish. Cells, ovate; axile, open.
A useful Herefordshire cider apple.
Green Winter Pippin. See Newtown Pippin.