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Gloria Mundi

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Though to have been raised either in Germany or USA. It was first recorded in the USA in 1804. Fruits have rather soft, coarse-textured, dry flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
American Gloria Mundi, American Mammoth, Baltimore, Baltimore Pippin, Belle du Bois, Belle Dubois, Belle Josephine, Copp's Mammoth, Glazenwood, Glazenwood Gloria Mundi, Grosse de St. Clement, Grosse de St.-Clement, Herrenapfel, Imperatrice Josephine, Josephine, Josephine's Schoner Rambour, Kinderhook Pippin, Mammoth, Mammoth American, Mammoth Pippin, Melon, Mere de Menage, Messissippi, Mississippi, Monstreuse Pippin, Monstrous Pippin, Monstrueuse Pippin, Monstrueux Pippin, Mountain Flora, Moustrous Pippin, New York Gloria Mundi, New-York Gloria Mundi, Ox Apple, Pfundapfel, Pomme Josephine, Pomme Melon, Pound, Ruhm der Welt, Slava Mira, Slava Sveta, Solander Riesen, Spanisch Pippin, Spanish Pippin, Steifmutterchen, Titus Pippin, Vandyne Apple
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 (Tredomen)
Father to:
Sergeant Peggy
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
89.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1922 - 014

  

Accession name
Gloria Mundi
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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