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Iron Pin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Dorset, England. It was described in 1884. Fruits have firm, tender, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 033

  

Accession name
Iron Pin
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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