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Pomme Royale

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have originated in the USA. It was recorded in 1835. Renamed Dyer in about 1850. Fruits have fine, crisp, tender, yellowish white flesh with a rich and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bard Apple, Beard Burden, Beard Burdon, Beard's Burden, Bullripe, Coe's Spice, Dyer, Golden Spice, Harris White Hall, Mygatt's Bergamot, Mygott's Bergamot, Penneo's Favourite, Pinneo's Favorite, Pinneo's Favourite, Pinneos Favourite, Pomme Royal, Pomme Roye, Pomme Water, Pommewater, Smithfield Spice, Tompkins, White Spice, Woodstock
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 131

  

Accession name
Pomme Royale
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
74.28 mm 1
Width
82.82 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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