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Tydeman's Early Worcester

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1929 by H.M. Tydeman at East Malling Research Station, Kent. Introduced in 1945. Fruits have white, crisp, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a good vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Early Worcester, Tydeman Early, Tydeman's Early, Tydeman's Red, Tydemans Early Worchester
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
McIntosh x Worcester Pearmain
Mother to:
Folkestone
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1973 - 145

Accession name
Tydeman's Early Worcester
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late august 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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