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London Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Known to have been in existence in 1842. Fruits have crisp, tender flesh with a rich, acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
70.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 109

  

Accession name
London Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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