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Tasman Pride

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the late 1800s on the farm of Thomas Young, Margate, Tasmania, Australia. Fruits have crisp, sweet flesh.

Synonyms:
Tasma Pride, Tasman's Pride
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
61.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1952 - 036

  

Accession name
Tasman Pride
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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