Medium to large fruit with pale green to yellow skin when ripe, firm juicy and smooth white textured flesh, with a very good flavour. Grows to a height of approximately 2 -2.5m at maturity.
Late February – early March (Mid Season).
Josephine de Malines, Baby Face.
Used for fresh fruit, preserving, and cooking. Fruit stores well, with good keeping qualities. An upright spreading tree suitable to espalier.
Plant in a sunny position with well drained and well worked soil. Take care to plant the bud union above the soil level. Water in well and keep soil moist until tree is established. Fertilise when planting and again after new growth appears. Prune tree when planting to encourage new growth.