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Cissy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised between 1750 and 1800 by Mr Tamplin or Tampling of Malpas, Newport, Monmouthshire and distributed by his sister Cissy. It received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1902 as Tamplin. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Cissy Apple, Monmouthshire Beauty, Tamplin, Tampling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
62.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1950 - 083

  

Accession name
Cissy
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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