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Payette

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1936 by Leif Verner at the Agricultural Experiment Station, Moscow, Idaho, USA. Introduced in 1944. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a slightly sweet and subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ben Davies x Wagener
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
74.00mm 2
Width
85.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 044

  

Accession name
Payette
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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