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Pickering's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have originated in Nottinghamshire, England. Brought to notice in 1869. Fruits have firm, fine, fairly tender, sweet flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1942 - 029

  

Accession name
Pickering's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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