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Tydeman's Early Worcester apple



An interesting cross between McIntosh and Worcester Pearmain, two varieties which in some ways were made for each other.  The result is an early-season apple which mostly takes after Worcester Pearmain but gets some useful extra sweetness and juiciness from McIntosh.

Last updated 27 Dec 2013.

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Current rating: 4.8 out of 5. Total votes cast: 6
 

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24 Oct 2013 
I've just bought these apples from my local farm shop. Delicious. My favorite apple is the McIntosh Red but hopeless to find in shops in the South of England. This apple is a good second best. I don't normally eat apples as I like the softer flesh. Could even be tempted to try growing some.


14 Aug 2012 
A very tasty apple with a texture that is between crisp and mushy. One of the tastiest early apples. It does brown very quickly though !



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A sweet early-season English apple, grown commercially on a small scale. Has a good flavour and somewhat under-rated.

Tydeman's Early Worcester phototape

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: McIntosh x Worcester Pearmain
  • Originates from: United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1928 / 1945
  • Developed by: H.M. Tydeman, East Malling Research Station
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1116
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession number: 2006-011

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red
  • Flesh colour: White
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Bultitude apple group: 6. Red flushed, smooth, sweet

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sweeter
  • Harvest period: Early-Mid season
  • Use / keeping: 1 week

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Partially self-fertile
  • Ploidy: Diploid
  • Vigour: Slightly large

Disease resistance

  • Canker  - Some susceptibility

Relationships to other varieties

Parents and other ancestors of this variety:

Tydeman's Early Worcester identification photos from official fruit collections

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Tydeman's Early Worcester identification photos from website visitors


Tydeman's Early Worcester apple
Tydeman's Early Worcester apple


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Australia

  • Lydia Kokotos in LOWER WATTLE GROVE, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA
  • Warren in COBRAM, VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

India



Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2013 season

  • May  2013  - tree owned by Martin in WESTON-SUPER-MARE, United Kingdom

2012 season

  • 2nd May  2012  - tree owned by Celia in MANCHESTER, United Kingdom

2010 season

  • 1st May  2010  - tree owned by Stuart in Newbury, United Kingdom

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2013 season

  • 4th week August  2013  - tree owned by Martin in WESTON-SUPER-MARE, United Kingdom

2012 season

    2010 season

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