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Cornish Aromatic

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originally found growing in Cornwall. It was brought to notice in 1813 but thought to be many centuries old. Fruits have firm, rather dry flesh with a rich, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Aromatic, Aromatic Pippin, Aromatic Russet, Aromatique de Cornouailles, Cornwalliser Gewurzapfel, Siberian Russet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
66.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1920 - 020

  

Accession name
Cornish Aromatic
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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