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Yellow Pitcher

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. Described in 1951. Fruits have firm, very white flesh with an insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 040

  

Accession name
Yellow Pitcher
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
21st MayFull (80%) flowering
30th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
56.54 mm 1
Width
69.57 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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