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Malus domestica ‘Early Summer Apple’

This brief description is in William Macarthur’s Notebook no.9 ‘February-March.  Great acid, of little value’. [Notebook no.9, MP A2948].


Horticultural & Botanical History

Probably a variety raised at Camden Park. 


History at Camden Park

Listed in all published catalogues [Apple no.10/1843].




Published Apr 15, 2010 - 02:52 PM | Last updated Jul 25, 2011 - 05:00 PM

Family Rosaceae
Region of origin

Garden origin, unknown but probably Camden Park

Common Name

Apple, probably a Dessert apple

Name in the Camden Park Record

Early summer Apple (no name) 



Confidence level low