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Winter Pearmain apple




Winter Pearmain identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
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Tree register

United States

United Kingdom

  • Tv15 in Basingstoke, 

Ireland

Harvest records for this variety

2015 season

  • October  2015  - tree owned by Roger in Madison Heights, United States

2013 season

  • 3rd week October  2013  - tree owned by Alison in Albion, United States

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 19th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2072
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1946-107

Using

  • Uses: Eat fresh
  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Keeps shape
  • Flavour quality: Good
  • Harvest period: Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more

Growing

  • Cropping: Good
  • Flowering period: Early-Mid season
  • Flowering group: 2
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Vigour: Average growth

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Climate suitability: Tolerates cold winters

Also known as

  • Winter Queening
  • Winter Quoining

Diseases

  • Mildew  - Some susceptibility
  • Fireblight  - Some susceptibility


Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.



References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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