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Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Lafayette, Indiana, USA by three American Universities; Purdue, Rutgers and Illinois. Introduced in 1972. Its name was chosen to honour the wife of the president of Purdue University. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a perfumed flavour. Resistant to scab, mildew and fireblight.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1974 - 179


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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