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Upton Pyne

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Pyne of Topsham, Devon. Introduced in 1910. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a somewhat acid and fair flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)

Accession No.
1931 - 009

  

Accession name
Upton Pyne
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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