Ashmead’s Kernal

Bloom:  Late-Season

USDA Zone:  4

Fruit Storage:  3 – 4 Months

Ripen:  Late, don’t eat till Christmas

Uses:  Cooking and cider.

England, Dr. Ashmead around 1700. Highly flavored and sharp, clean aftertaste. Highly recommended for backyard orchards. Very hard and is not for sissies, as the sweetness and racy acidity will make you cry mercy!