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Pumpkin Sweet

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the orchard of S. Lyman, Manchester, Connecticut, USA. Recorded in 1834. Fruits have firm, fairly crisp, yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Lyman's Large Yellow, Lyman's Pumpkin Sweet, Pound Sweet, Pumpkin Sweeting, Rhode Island Sweet, Round Sweet, Sweet Lyman's Pumpkin, Sweet Pumpkin, Vermont Pumpkin Sweet, Vermont Sweet, Yankee Apple
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
large 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1943 - 004

  

Accession name
Pumpkin Sweet
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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