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    Default I'm shocked and amazed...and definately wanting to eat one.

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    looks lovely.

    you going to try to beat them to the next modification?
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    There's a market stall at Cardiff's Riverside Market that I've bought some fabulous 'Discovery' apples, with the red flesh tasting the sweetest I have ever tasted in an apple!

    Yum!

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    The variety "Red Devil" has red flesh.
    "Discovery" (it's parent) can also have some redness in the flesh.
    Both are fairly disease resistant, so could be worth growing at home, if you want some reddening of the flesh. Red Devil would be more likely to colour the flesh red.

    But you have to pick them at just the right time. Most shop-bought apples are picked before they're ripe, so tend to lack colour.
    I've never seen a red-fleshed Discovery from a shop or market stall, but my home-grown Discovery apples have traces of red under the skin.

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    whilst checking out rootstocks re other apple thread, found this site:

    Apple Trees , Dessert Apples and Cooking Apple trees, Cordon training ,espallier, advice on how to grow

    down towards the bottom crab apple harry baker, also has pink flesh
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    Does anyone know of any supermarket stocking the fruit from which a few pips might be derived to grown on?

    Must say its a stunning looking fruit - hopefully with a taste/texture to match.
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    I haven't seen them in shops. A lot of people comment about red-fleshed apples looking too bizarre to eat. I'm not sure they'd be a big seller.

    If you could obtain some pips, they probably won't breed true to type.

    The parents of Red Devil are Discovery and Kent.

    The family line for Red Devil is:

    Discovery's parents are Worcester Pearmain and Beauty of Bath.
    Kent's parents are Cox's Orange Pippin and Jonathan.

    Beauty of Bath seems to have passed red flesh on to Discovery, which has then passed it on to Red Devil.

    My home-grown Discovery show some reddening of the flesh under the skin and are also one of the best apples I have tasted - shop-bought Discovery are like a completely different variety of apple.
    I think that because Discovery was developed locally, it suits the conditions here. People from other parts of the UK seem to have a much lower opinion of Discovery. My area is warm and dry.

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