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Mannington's Pearmain

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Grown from seed found in cider pomace in the garden of Mr Turley, Uckfield, Sussex, England in about 1770. It was introduced by John Mannington in 1847. Fruits have greenish white, firm, fine-textured, moderately juicy flesh with a slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Mannington Pearmain, Mannington's Parmaene, Mannington's Parmane, Pearmain de Mannington, Pomme de Mannington
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 065

  

Accession name
Mannington's Pearmain
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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