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Grenadier

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

First recorded in 1862 and introduced to commerce in about 1875. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1883. The most widely grown early commercial cooking apple in the UK. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy fle

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Mother to:
Sowman's Seedling
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1974 - 347

  

Accession name
Grenadier (LA 68A)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1

Accession No.
1979 - 020

Accession name
Grenadier
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid august 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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