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Winter Peach

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the U.S.A. Known in England in 1853. Fruits have crisp, tender, yellowish flesh with an acid and slightly spicy flavour.

Synonyms:
Peach Bloom, Peche d'Hiver
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1979 - 125

  

Accession name
Winter Peach
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
57.75 mm 1
Width
77.58 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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