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Mrs. Phillimore

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Charles Ross and introduced by Bunyard of Maidstone. First recorded in 1896. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1899. Fruits have crisp, tender flesh, with a sweet, fusty flavour.

Synonyms:
Miss Phillimore
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Pomona x Mother
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
62.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 070

  

Accession name
Mrs. Phillimore
Flowering time  ›››
8th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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