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Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have originated in the Glastonbury area of Somerset. Known in North Devon and Somerset where it is also known as

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

Accession No.
1992 - 119

  

Accession name
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Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
39.80 mm 1
Width
47.58 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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