Originally thought to have been found in Brittany in the early 1600's it was first known in England in 1676. The fruits are so pretty they have been used for centuries as table decorations and for paintings. They also have very good eating qualities, the small rounded white fleshed fruits keep their crisp, sweet and intense flavour until well into Spring. A very compact tree which has often been used planted alongside walkways and in pots. Season December - April, harvest Mid October. A really lovely garden variety. Pollinators include Red Falstaff, Red Windsor, Sunset, Redsleeves, Fiesta, Sunset etc.