Liberty

(red)


Origin USA. Parentage Macoun x.

Medium size, round conical, sometimes lopsided, regular.
Orange red flush and stripes over yellow going dark crimson red.
Lenticels numerous russet dots, show white on flush.

Cavity fairly shallow and wide, russeted.
Stalk short and stumpy
Basin deep and irregular, skin pleated and ribbed
Eye slightly open
Flesh yellow/cream/white, juicy’ crisp, good strong flavour

Tube cone, Stamens ?, Core abaxile

Tree vigorous, spreading, good cropper, resistant to scab. Mildew and Fireblight

Flowering three days before Cox’s Orange Pippin

Season : September to November