Blue Pearmain


Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in U.S.A. It was known in the early 1800s. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1893 and a First Class Certificate in 1896. Fruits have somewhat dry, rather soft, coarse-textured flesh with a sweet, pleasant aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)

Accession No.
1957 - 210   fingerprint   check_circle

Accession name
Blue Pearmain

1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register