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Mabbott's Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Kent, England. It was first described in 1883. Introduced by Lewis Killick of Langley. Fruits have fairly crisp, a little coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a slightly acid, pleasant aromatic flavour.

Canterbury, Mabbot's Pearmain, Mabbut's Pearmain, Parmaene von Mabbott, Parmane von Mabot, Parmane von Mabott, Pearmain de Mabbot, Pearmain de Mabbott
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)

Accession No.
1957 - 246


Accession name
Mabbott's Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
medium 1
Oblong 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
very low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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