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Prairie Spy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Excelsior, USA by the University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
68.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 062

  

Accession name
Prairie Spy
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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