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Ed Gould Golden


Malus domestica Borkh.

A large russet free clone of Golden Delicious. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1971 from Italy. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a good aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Golden Delicious

Accession No.
1971 - 054


Accession name
Ed Gould Golden
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
late october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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