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Lady of the Wemyss

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Scotland. It was recorded in 1831. Fruits have hard, fine flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Lady of the Wemys, Lady Wemyss
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 286

  

Accession name
Lady of the Wemyss
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
69.71 mm 1
Width
83.36 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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