....nothing else will do. Bramleys Seedling! Just about ready to pick.
Nothing else? Well, if you can't get Bramleys, then Granny Smiths are pretty good if you add a squeeze of lemon juice.
I am dying of envy. My apple tree has been a dud.
I like them apples!
Many apples on my tree are fattening up! Unfortunately, I don't know what kind they are, as my Dad planted it & liked to play Grafting 101! They are tangy like Granny Smith, yet sweet like Golden Delicious. It's been a long time since I made a homemade pie, with homemade crust...but I'm hoping to put my apple peeler/corer/slicer to use this year!
can't wait until they're ready for picking around here...maybe another month to go.
I have to suggest Newton Wonder - although I have a bramley in my Garden - my mother's Newton Wonder is just superb - apples of a vast size (great for baking) plus a very prolific fruiter - last year we filled 5 washing baskets with apples around a pound in weight each.
As I'm discovering with my Bramley it's comparatively sulky to the Newton