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Bloody Ploughman

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Carse of Gowrie, Scotland. Recorded in 1883. Fruits have crisp, tender flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1962 - 042

  

Accession name
Bloody Ploughman
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
66.23 mm 1
Width
77.83 mm 1
Ribbing
very strong 1
Crown
very strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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