Culinary / Dessert apple
Malus domestica Borkh.
Originated in the orchard of S. Lyman, Manchester, Connecticut, USA. Recorded in 1834. Fruits have firm, fairly crisp, yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.
Lyman's Large Yellow, Lyman's Pumpkin Sweet, Pound Sweet, Pumpkin Sweeting, Rhode Island Sweet, Round Sweet, Sweet Lyman's Pumpkin, Sweet Pumpkin, Vermont Pumpkin Sweet, Vermont Sweet, Yankee Apple
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Culinary / Dessert 2
9th May 10% flowering
13th May Full (80%) flowering
21st May 90% petal fall
Early October 1
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register