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Sergeant Peggy

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1922 by F.W. Wastie at Eynsham, Oxford, England. Fruits have firm, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Blenheim Orange x Gloria Mundi

Accession No.
1960 - 044

  

Accession name
Sergeant Peggy
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
71.09 mm 1
Width
81.29 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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