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Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks

A widely-grown and well-regarded English cooking apple.
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Growing


Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group2
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingGood
Keeping2-3 weeks
Useful forCulinary
Traditional cooker
Cooking resultPuree
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Problems


Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks
Disease resistanceGood
CankerSome resistance
ScabSome resistance
MildewSome resistance
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Climate


Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks
Climate typeMild damp climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Reverend W. Wilks
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourWhite
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