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Polly Prosser

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1946 by J.H. Cooper, Maidstone, Kent. Fruits have firm, coarse, yellowish white flesh with a sweet, subacid, rich flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Duke of Devonshire
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
75.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1961 - 058

  

Accession name
Polly Prosser
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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