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Perrine York

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Tetraploid. A clone of York Imperial. Found by D.B. Perrine, Centralia, Illinois, USA. Fruits have firm, crisp, moderately tender flesh with a subacid to sweetish, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1974 - 264

  

Accession name
Perrine York
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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