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Potts' Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Samuel Potts at Ashton-under-Lyme, Cheshire in about 1849. Fruits have greenish white, rather soft, fine-textured flesh with a very acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Dean's Codlin, Deans' Codlin, Holland Pippin, Nott's Seedling, Notts Seedling, Notts' Seedling, Pott's Seedling, Potts Seedling, Potts's Seedling, Pratt's Pudding
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
82.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 223

  

Accession name
Potts' Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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