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Madresfield Court

Identification: Medium flushed. Long conic and faintly angular sides. The base colour is green over which is a bright red flush on the sun exposed face. Russet patches, spots and lenticels. The eye is small and tightly closed, set in a shallow and narrow basin. The stem is very short and stout, set in a shallow and open cavity which is russeted with rays extending over the shoulder.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, coarse grained, firm. Juicy, sweet and aromatic. Keeps four months in cold storage.

Uses: dessetx

Origins: Worcestershire UK 1915 William Crump, hed gardener at Madresfield Court and introduced by J. Carless of Worcester, England in 1915 — Worcester Pearmain x Ribston Pippin, raised by William Crump, head gardener, Madresfield Court, Worcester, received Royal Horticultural Society Award pf Merit, 1915

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright spreading tree. Bears fruit on the tips but crops tend to be rather sparse. Ready harvest late in the THIRD period.

Diseases: Susceptible to scab.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group C. Day 11.

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Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 11


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