Irish Peach—Irish Heritage Apples

irish peach

The Irish Peach was first described in 1820 in “Descriptions of Some of the Best Varieties of Irish Apples”. It is believed to have been raised in County Sligo. Introduced to England in 1820. It is a medium sized, round, irregular shaped apple. Pale yellow to yellowish green. Blushed red with carmine stippling. Picking early to mid August.

Drawn with Faber-Castell color pencils.

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