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Tom Putt

Culinary / Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A culinary and cider apple. Raised by Rev. Tom Putt, Rector of Trent, Somerset in the late 1700s. In use from September to November. Fruits have crisp, juicy, acid flesh. Cooks well. Produces a sharp cider.

Synonyms:
Coalbrook, Devonshire Nine Square, Izod's Kernel, January Tom Putt, Jeffrey's Seedling, Jeffreys' Seedling, Marrow Bone, Marrow-Bone, Ploughman, Thomas Jeffreys, Thos. Jeffreys, Tom Potter, Tom Put
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Sports:
Sidney Strake

Accession No.
1921 - 084

  

Accession name
Tom Putt
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
63.04 mm 1
Width
78.02 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

Accession No.
1989 - 116

  

Accession name
Tom Putt
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August / Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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