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Cornish Pine

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be a seedling of Cornish Gilliflower. It was raised at Exminster, Devon. First described in 1920. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Hillesdon Beauty, Red Ribbed Greening
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Cornish Gilliflower x Unknown
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
69.50mm 2
Width
77.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1954 - 035

  

Accession name
Cornish Pine
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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