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Perrine Yellow Transparent

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A tetraploid bud mutation of White Transparent, ripening one week earlier. Discovered in about 1930 by D.B. Perrine in Centralia, Illinois, USA. Introduced in 1961. Fruits have white, rather coarse-textured, acid flesh with little flavour.

Synonyms:
Giant Transparent, Giant Yellow Transparent, Grandparent, Large Transparent (Perrine), Large Yellow Transparent
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1954 - 054

  

Accession name
Perrine Yellow Transparent (NY)
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late July 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
59.67 mm 1
Width
73.86 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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