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Thoday's Quarrenden apple


A mid/late season English dessert apple, raised in Cambridge in the mid 20th century, but thought to be related to the early-season Devonshire Quarrenden.


Thoday's Quarrenden identification photos

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Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Probably Devonshire Quarrenden
  • Originates from: Willingham, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 1949
  • Developed by: R.E. Thoday, Reedground Farm, Willingham
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2557
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1962-002

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Red / Green

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 1-2 months

Growing

  • Flowering period: Mid season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Vigour: Weak growing

Parents and other ancestors of this variety



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