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Saint Everard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by C. Terry, gardener at Papworth Everard near Cambridge. Introduced in 1910 by Veitch. First recorded in 1900. Received Award of Merit in 1900 and a First Class Certificate in 1909 from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have crisp, yellow flesh with a rich, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
St. Everard, St. Everard's Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Margil
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
45.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1921 - 024

  

Accession name
Saint Everard
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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