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Grange's Pearmain

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised before 1829 by James Grange, market gardener at Kingsland, Middlesex. It was introduced by Dickson of Chester. Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Coronation Pippin, Grange Pippin, Grange's Pippin, Moresby's Seedling, Pearmain de Grange, Pearmain Granges, Pomme de Grange, Thoresby Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 135

  

Accession name
Grange's Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
6th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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