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Tom Putt

Culinary / Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A culinary and cider apple. Raised by Rev. Tom Putt, Rector of Trent, Somerset in the late 1700s. In use from September to November. Fruits have crisp, juicy, acid flesh. Cooks well. Produces a sharp cider.

Synonyms:
Coalbrook, Devonshire Nine Square, Izod's Kernel, January Tom Putt, Jeffrey's Seedling, Jeffreys' Seedling, Marrow Bone, Marrow-Bone, Ploughman, Thomas Jeffreys, Thos. Jeffreys, Tom Potter, Tom Put
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Sports:
Sidney Strake

Accession No.
1989 - 116

  

Accession name
Tom Putt
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August / Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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