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Prima

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Complex parentage involving Malus floribunda. Raised in the USA by the universities Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois. Introduced in 1970. Fruits have deep cream, juicy flesh with a good 'fruity' flavour. Resistant to scab.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1972 - 019

  

Accession name
Prima
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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