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Pero Mingan

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 133

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France but thought to have originated in Spain. Fruits have soft, sweet flesh with little flavour.

Accession name
Pero Mingan
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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