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Winter Gem


Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1975 by Mr Hugh Ermen, Faversham, Kent. Introduced in 1993 by Frank P. Matthews Ltd., Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a good, rich flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)

Accession No.
1999 - 067


Accession name
Winter Gem
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
early october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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