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Hormead Pearmain

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised at Hormead, Hertfordshire, England. It was first recorded in1826. Fruits have moderately firm, slightly coarse-textured flesh which is juicy and very acid. No distinctive flavour.

Synonyms:
American Winter Sweet Pearmain, Arundel Pearmain, Corby Seedling, Hormead Pippin, Pearmain Arundel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 049

  

Accession name
Hormead Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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