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Saint Lawrence

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Montreal, Canada. It was well known in 1835. Fruits have tender, very white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Corse's St. Lawrence, Lavrentii, Montreal, Saint Laurent, Saint-Laurence, Saint-Lawrence, Sanct-Lorenz Apfel, St. Lawrence, York and Lancaster
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 305

  

Accession name
Saint Lawrence
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
55.90 mm 1
Width
72.47 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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