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by katrina.richards
Sun Apr 07, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Gretna Green old apple variety
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Re: Gretna Green old apple variety

I can update a little about Gretna Green--I was given one last month (March--mid harvest in New Zealand), very over ripe. It was round, with shiney skin and noticeable lenticles, pale yellow in colour with a little pink blush. It had a short stalk, but a wide calyx depression. Raw it tasted OK but b...
by katrina.richards
Mon Jan 28, 2013 3:51 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Gretna Green old apple variety
Replies: 5
Views: 6979

Re: Gretna Green old apple variety

Thanks for the speedy reply. I know an old lady in New Zealand who has one old tree. Its the only one I have come across and it has me curious. The description I have from her family is: inconspicuous apple, moderately small, more flattened shape than round. Skin white when ripe with some green arou...
by katrina.richards
Sun Jan 27, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Gretna Green old apple variety
Replies: 5
Views: 6979

Gretna Green old apple variety

Hi, Has anyone heard of an old apple called Gretna Green?
Cheers, Katrina in New Zealand