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Yellow Pitcher

Identification: Medium tending to large. Round, sometimes oblong. The skin base colour is yellow, often with a pale pink or brownish blush on the sun exposed face. Russet lenticels and veins. The eye is medium size and closed, set in a medium deep and wide, slightly ribbed basin. The stem is very short and set in a medium deep and wide basin.

Characteristics: The flesh is white, firm. Juicy and very sweet.

Uses: Dessert apple, also used for cider.

Origins: Sligo Ireland. described in 1951

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous. Tip bearer.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group F Day 21

8 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to two months.

Harvest: In the latter half of the third period. Problems:

Harvest period: 3

Type(s): Cider, Dessert

Pollination group: F

Pollination day: 21


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