Sharp and juicy
Crisp - oh so crisp!
August to September
Upright and compact
Discovery - one of the earliest apple trees to fruit
A good choice if you like your apples on the crisp
and tasty, slightly acidic side.
Discovery has the huge advantage of producing apples very early in the season.
This means you can begin eating these apples in August. Commercial growers in the UK rely
almost entirely on the apple variety Discovery to start the UK apple season.
to maintain, and good resistance to disease. One of the great
British apples. Originated in Essex, UK in 1949. Once picked it doesn't keep for long, maybe a
week at the most. It is a great apple for making apple juice.
If you want to buy Discovery online from
GardenAction's recommended supplier (Victoriana Nursery Gardens) with a special GardenAction
10% discount then
here (discount given at checkout). The tree is supplied on M26 rootstock which will grow to an eventual size of
about 3 metres (10 foot). Pruning each year can keep them to a height of about two metres
(six to seven foot).