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Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain

Worcester Pearmain is a well-known early-season English apple, noted for its strawberry-like flavours.
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Using


Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1 week
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingPartial tip-bearer
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Problems


Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain
Disease resistanceAverage
CankerSome susceptibility
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Climate


Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
Frost resistance of blossomGood resistance
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Identification


Apple trees
Worcester Pearmain
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1850 - 1899
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourRed
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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