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Yorkshire Greening

Synonyms: Coates, Coates’, Coates’ Greening, Goose Sauce, Yorkshire Goose Sauce, Yorkshire Greeting. Also referred to as Seek-No-Further and Seek-no-Farther, but this name is also used as the synonym for King of the Pippins, Mountain Boomer and Westfield Seek-No-Farther.

Identification: Large, round to round flattened and pronounced angular sides. The skin is dark green, blushed dull red on the sun exposed face and striped with darker red. A patch of grey brown russet covers the base. Heavily marked with prominent russet lenticels. The eye is medium size and partly open, set in a medium deep and funnel shaped basin which can be surrounded by a faintly knobbed crown. The stem is short and stout, set in a wide and shallow, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is greenish, coarse?grained, firm and crisp. Very juicy and brisk.

Uses: Cooking. Makes a sharp and very flavourful sauce.

Origins: Yorkshire UK 1803 listed in 1769 by nurseryman William Perfect of Pontefract

Cultivation: Small, spreading tree. Bears fruit on spurs. Ready for harvest in the second half of the second period. Good crops.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group C. Day 9. ababab

16 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to four months.

Harvest: In the middle of the fourth period.

Status: apple

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 9


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