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Court of Wick

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Court of Wick, Yatton, Somerset and introduced in 1790 by Wood of Huntingdon. Fruits are crisp with a rich and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Anis Seed, Anise Seed, Aniseed, Barlow, Court de Wick, Court of Wick Pippin, Court of Wyck, Fry' Kingswick, Kingswick Pippin, Knightwich Pippin, Knightwick, Knightwick Pippin, Pepping van Court of Wick, Pepping von Court of Wick, Philip's Reinette, Phillip's Reinette, Phillips' Reinette, Phillips's Reinette, Rendell's Pippin, Richlieu Pearmain, Rival Golden Pippin, Transparent Pippin, Week's Pippin, Weeks' Pippin, Weeks's Pippin, Wick Pippin, Wick's Pippin, Wood's Huntingdon, Wood's Huntington, Wood's New Transparent, Wood's Transparent, Wood's Transparent Pippin, Woods Huntingdon, Yellow, Yellow Pippin
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 (Donnington)
Parentage:
Golden Pippin x Unknown

Accession No.
1970 - 083

  

Accession name
Court of Wick
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
53.88 mm 1
Width
61.22 mm 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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