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Peggy's Pride

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1944. Fruits are crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Allington Pippin x Golden Spire

Accession No.
1945 - 054

  

Accession name
Peggy's Pride
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
68.26 mm 1
Width
71.86 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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