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Pearl

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1933 by W. Seabrook & Sons Ltd., at Boreham, Essex. Introduced in 1938. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, fairly juicy flesh with a sweet, slightly acid and pleasant aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Rival
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1936 - 037

  

Accession name
Pearl
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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