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Plymouth Cross

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1916 at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol by G.T. Spinks. Fruits have firm, crisp, cream flesh with a rather acid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Allington Pippin x Star of Devon
Flat 2
medium 2
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1930 - 033


Accession name
Plymouth Cross
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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