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William Peters

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Peters of Leatherhead, Surrey, England. Recorded in 1917 in which year it received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have soft, very tender, rather coarse, yellowish white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.50mm 2
Width
73.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1931 - 013

  

Accession name
William Peters
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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