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Peck's Pleasant

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Rhode Island, USA. Recorded in 1832. Fruits have crisp, yellowish flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Dutch Greening, Peck, Peck Pleasant, Waltz Apple, Watts Apple
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 076

  

Accession name
Peck's Pleasant
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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