Hanging Pearmain apple


A name for Adams' Pearmain, a variety of dark crimson, striped, nutty, medium-sized, conical eating apple covered with a fine grey-brown russet, raised in England, probably in Norfolk or possibly Herefordshire, where it is known as Hanging Pearmain. It is a late season variety, harvested from early- to mid-October in South-East England, is stored and is at its best between November and March. In the United States it is harvested in mid- to late October. First recorded in 1826 by Mr R Adams.

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