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Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain

Claygate Pearmain is a popular English dessert apple of the Victorian era.
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Using


Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain
Picking seasonVery late
UsesEating fresh
Juice
CroppingHeavy
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
Flavor style (apples)Aromatic
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
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Growing


Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersPoor
PloidyTriploid
VigourAverage vigour
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Disease resistance


Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain
General resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
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Climate


Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain
Cold hardiness (USDA)(4) -30F / -34C
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F)
Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
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Identification


Apple trees
Claygate Pearmain
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Fruit colorOrange flush
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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