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Forpear

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
63.50mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1957 - 194

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1928 from the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Accession name
Forpear
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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