Bramley

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Bramley

(ˈbræmlɪ) or

Bramley's seedling

n
(Cookery) a variety of cooking apple having juicy firm flesh
[C19: named after Matthew Bramley, 19th-century English butcher, said to have first grown it]
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Bramley's seedlings, Lane's Prince Albert, Lord Lambourne's fodder for the fox.
Bramley's seedlings THIS year sees the Bramley's Seedling celebrating its bicentenary.
One strange feature of the Bramley's seedling is that it requires two different trees to pollinate its flowers as its own pollen is sterile.
A local butcher in Southwell, by the name of Matthew Bramley, who brought the Brailsford's cottage, allowed a local nurseryman by the name of Henry Merriweather to take some propagation material from the original tree but insisted that the variety bear his name - thus Bramley's Seedling.
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EARLY and mid-season apple varieties are best eaten at once - but late keepers such as Granny Smith and Bramley's Seedlings can be left until hard frosts are due before being picked with a cupped hand and put into storage.