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Baxter's Pearmain

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced by G.Lindley of Norfolk, England in 1821. Fruits are a little coarse textured, rather dry and slightly acid, with a pleasant Blenheim-like flavour.

Synonyms:
King of the Orchard, Pearmain Baxters, Pearmain de Baxter
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2

Accession No.
1948 - 105

  

Accession name
Baxter's Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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