Fruit Fact: Cellini, a variety of apples
Rare bright red anise flavored apple that used to be a popular garden in apple in the UK around the latter part of the 19th century. Remains popular as a juicing apple in Northern France.
|Most Common Name:||Cellini|
|Species:||malus domestica seedling|
|Origin:||Nonesuch seedling raised in 1828 by Leonard Phillips in Vauxhall London, UK.|
|Patents or Trademarks:||None|
Description: Round shaped, bright red apple.
Flavor and tasting notes: The brisk crisp juicy white flesh has an anise flavor.
Being evaluated in the Cloudforest.
Bloom Time Rating: F12
Harvest, storage and consumption:
Late August in California to mid September in higher latitudes. Stores relatively well for about two months only.
Begin of Harvest: early Sept
End of Harvest: mid Sept
Stores Until: mid Nov
Great dessert apple for those who love the unique combination of anise and tartness. An excellent juicing or cider apple, still popular in France for juicing. Apparently doesn't hold its shape and looses flavor when cooked.
Fire Blight Susceptibility:
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Nurseries that carry this variety:
This apple is not available in nurseries in the US, and scion wood is difficult to obtain.