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Primate

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated with Calvin D. Bingham at Camillus, Onondaga County, New York, USA in about 1840. Fruits have crisp, fine, tender, whitish flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Belle Rose, Early Baldwin, Early Tart Harvest, Harvest, Highland Pippin, Jenkin's Summer Pippin, July Apple, North American Best, Power's, Powers, Primates, Rough and Ready, Ryerson, Scott, Sour Harvest, Zour Bough
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 037

  

Accession name
Primate
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
67.85 mm 1
Width
78.80 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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