This wax model was based on a specimen grown and presented by Robert Whatmough, Greensborough, 1875. The model was made in the Museum by Thomas McMillan.

In a letter the Museum received 10th February, 1932 the Museum received two letters regarding this variety, 28th Jan and 10th of February from Mr Geo. E Shepherd of "Malurus', Somerville. Mr Shepherd believed that Alfred Jones of 'Almond Bush', now Somerville, planted White Moss trees there about 1860 when he settled. He also noted that the White Moss trees have a peculiar habit of 'running flat' in the branches like Gravenstein.

Physical Description

Wax model of an apple with short stem, painted yellow and red.

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