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Paignton Marigold

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Paignton, Devon before 1834. Received at Brogdale in 1997 from Thornhayes Nursery, Devon. Produces a medium bittersweet cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1997 - 015

  

Accession name
Paignton Marigold
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
62.84 mm 1
Width
77.60 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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