Medium sized, pale yellow covered fruit with deep cherry red flush. Fine grained white flesh. Juicy with sweet hint of raspberry flavors.
- Species: Malus domestica
- Parentage: Yellow Transparent x McIntosh
- Originates from: United States
- Introduced: 1909
- Developed by: Richard Wellington, New York State Agricultural Experiment Station
- Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1796
- UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1929-039
- Harvest period: Early season
- Flowering period: Early-Mid season
- Flowering group: 2
- Period of origin: 1900 - 1949
- Cedar apple rust - Very resistant
Relationships to other varieties
Parents and other ancestors of this variety:
References and further reading about this variety
- Cedar-Apple Rust
Author: Stephen Vann, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture (FSA7538)
Rated as very resistant - no control needed against CAR.
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- Peter Revell in HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, Herts