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Poor Man's Profit

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Somerset, England. Recorded in 1824. Fruits are crisp and juicy with an acid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Flat globose 2
small-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2

Accession No.
1948 - 159


Accession name
Poor Man's Profit
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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