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New Bess Pool

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised before 1850 by J. Stevens at Stanton-by-Dale, Yorkshire. Fruits have crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Besspool (new), New Bess Poole
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Bess Pool x Unknown
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1929 - 036

  

Accession name
New Bess Pool
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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