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Kilkenny Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. It was recorded in 1831. Fruits have fine, tender, dry flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 189

  

Accession name
Kilkenny Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register