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Merton Charm apple

Medium sized flat shaped fruit, rectangular, convex, not ribbed; skin greenish yellow, sometimes with a slight brownish red flush. Flesh tender, crisp, creamy white; flavor sweet subacid.

USDA identification images for Merton Charm

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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    • Species: Malus domestica - Apple
    • Parentage: McIntosh x Cox's Orange Pippin
    • Originates from: London, England, United Kingdom
    • Introduced: 1933
    • Developed by: M.B. Crane, John Innes Institute
    • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1963-154


    • Awards: RHS AGM (former)


    • Wildlife: RHS Plants for Pollinators


    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
    • Cold hardiness (RHS): H6 (to -20C)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)

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    United Kingdom

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