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Perthyre

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

First noted in the late 1920s in Monmouthshire. The trees have a fairly vigorous and spreading habit. Susceptible to scab and canker. Produces a mild bittersweet cider said to be

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 101

  

Accession name
Pethyre
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
40.00 mm 1
Width
48.50 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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