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Yorkshire Greening

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Assumed to have originated in Yorkshire, England. It was first recorded in 1803. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, somewhat dry flesh with a very acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Coate's, Coates, Coates', Coates' Greening, Coates's, Goose Sauce, Grunling von Yorkshire, Seek no Farther, Seek no Further, Seek-no- Further, Seek-no-Farther, Verte du Comte d'York, Yorkshire Goose Sauce, Yorkshire Greeting
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
77.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 104

  

Accession name
Yorkshire Greening
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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