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Chisel Jersey

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old cider variety known to have been widely grown around the Martock area of Somerset. The name is thought to have derived from the term

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 072

  

Accession name
Chisel Jersey
Flowering time  ›››
16th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid November 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
45.65 mm 1
Width
58.40 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register