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William Crump

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Carless, foreman at Rowe's Nurseries, Worcester and introduced by them. Received an Award of Merit in 1908 and a First Class Certificate in 1910 from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and rich, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Worcester Pearmain
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1915 - 102

  

Accession name
William Crump
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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