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Peter Lock

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in the early 1800s. It was found in Dean Woods, Buckfastleigh, Devon by Peter Lock. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
72.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1924 - 052

  

Accession name
Peter Lock
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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