Meridian apple variety was raised at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent by Dr Frank Alston. Introduced in 1999. The fruits of this variety are sweet and aromatic with some of the much coveted Cox-like flavour.
Originated: UK 1999
Flowering Group: 3 (Pollinated by varieties from groups 2, 3 or 4)
Parentage: Coxs Orange Pippin x Falstaff