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Pollination group:

Lady of Wemyss

Synonyms: Lady of the Wemys, Lady Wemyss

Identification: Large, round flattened to conic.The base colour is greenish washed dark red on the sun exposed face and lightly peppered with light dots. The eye is medium large and partly open, set in a shallow and moderately narrow basin. The stem is stubby and setin a shallow and narrow cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, fine grained and hard. Sweet sharp.

Uses: Cooking. Slices hold their shape and bake to a rich flavour.

Origins: Scotland 1831 first recorded in 1814

Cultivation: Vigorous, spreading tree. Spur bearer. Ready for harvest by the middle of the second period. Ready for Harvest:In the middle of the fourth period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group C. Day 9.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to three months.

Type(s): Cooking

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 9