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Paroquet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Charles Ross at Welford Park, Newbury, Berkshire. First recorded in 1897. Received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1899. Fruits have tender, yellowish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Paraquet, Parroquet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Peasgood's Nonsuch x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 189

  

Accession name
Paroquet
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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