"Full bittersweet," making a soft vintage cider. Very productive in New York. Bloom medium-late. Fruit 1-3/4". Vigorous. Scab moderately susceptible. English, 1880s. Major Cider Apple Early Fall. Full bittersweet. Probably originating in central Somerset County, England, before 1900. Medium-sized somewhat attractive pinkish-red bulging-conic fruit with an obscure striped overlay. The flesh is soft, juicy and bitter. Combine with other early varieties. Vigorous tree with a good central leader and a spreading branching habit. Midseason bloomer. Z4-6.