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Pomeroy of Somerset

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Described in 1851. Fruits have firm, crisp, yellow flesh with a sweet, rich flavour.

Synonyms:
Jenny Oubury, Old Pomeroy, Pome-roy, Pomeroy, Sweet Pomeroy, Taunton, The Old Pomeroy
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1929 - 027

  

Accession name
Pomeroy of Somerset
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Ellipsoid 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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