Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Scilly Pearl

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1924 - 005

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1924 from the Isles of Scilly. Fruits have soft, tender, crisp, white flesh with a sweet and slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Scilly Pearl
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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