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Thorpe's Peach

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1899 by Miss Goodwin at the nurseries of E.J. Thorpe, Brackley, Northamptonshire. Introduced in 1927. Fruits have firm, moderately crisp, fine, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1928 - 011

  

Accession name
Thorpe's Peach
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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