Though described as a culinary in various texts Chatley’s Kernel produced medium sized apples that are good to eat. Though not an exceptional variety it keeps a long time well into the New year.
Flattish in shape with pale green skin that flushes greatly brownish red with a variable amount of russet. Named after the village of its origin near Worcester – Chatley. Became widely known in 1890s but then lost. Recent research has led to rediscovery of several old local trees in the area of its origin and so its re-introduction.
Pollination group – D Picking time – October Storage until – May