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Pollination group:

Maggie Grieve

Identification: Medium size, round tending to round conic and often irregular. The base colour is a yellowish tan over which is a solid red blush on the sun exposed face and a pattern of fine red stripes on the faded edges of the blush. The eye is small and tightly closed, set in a somewhat shallow and narrow basin. The stem is short and moderately stout, st in a deep and narrow cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, stained pink under the skin. Soft, crisp.Sprightly. Keeps two months in cold storage.

Uses: Dessert

Origins: NFC Raised at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol. was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1928

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Ready for harvest late in the THIRD period.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group E Day 16

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: E

Pollination day: 16