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Crimson Bramley

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Bramley's Seedling. Originated in Southwell, Nottinghamshire. Catalogued in 1913. Fruits have firm, coarse-textured, juicy flesh with an acid flavour. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Bramley's Seedling Red, Red Bramley's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Bramley's Seedling

Accession No.
1941 - 026

  

Accession name
Crimson Bramley
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
73.03 mm 1
Width
93.63 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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