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Mabbott's Pearmain

Synonyms: Canterbury, Mabbot’s Pearmain, Mabbut’s Pearmain

Identification: Medium size. Round. The base colour is yellowish green over which is a bright red wash that covers all sun exposed faces.Heavily marked with russet lenticels. The eye is large and open set in a medium depth basin. The stem is short and moderately thick, set in a somewhat hallow and open basin..

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, somewhat coarse? grained and tender. Juicy and sweet, slightly tart, fruity and aromatic. Keeps two months in cold storage.

Uses: A dessert apple popular in Victorian England.

Origins: Maidstone 1900s NFC Raised in Kent, England. It was first described in 1883. Introduced by Lewis Killick of Langley.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Partial tip bearer. Ready for harvest starting in the middle of the THIRD period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group D Day 12

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 12


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