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King Charles Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originally received by Hogg in 1876 from nurseryman John Smith of Worcester. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet and rich flavour.

Synonyms:
King Charles' Pearmain
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2

Accession No.
1946 - 095

  

Accession name
King Charles Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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