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Hawthornden

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Scotland. It was first catalogued in 1780. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Apfel aus Hawthornden., Apfel von Hawthornden, Epine blanche, Glogowka, Gotornden, Hagedorn Apfel, Hagedornsapfel, Hagendornsapfel, Haley, Hawley, Hawthorden, Hawthorndean, Hawthorndean Red, Hawthorndean White, Hawthornden blanc, Hawthornden Old, Hawthornden Red, Hawthornden Rouge, Hawthornden White, Hawthorndenske, Hlohovske, Lincolnshire Pippin, Lord Kingston, Old Hawthorndean, Old Hawthornden, Pomme de Hawthornden, Red Hawthorndean, Red Hawthornden, Shoreditch White, Shoreditch Whites, Weeler's Kernel, Weisse Hawthornden Apfel, Weisser Hawthorn den Apfel, Weisser Hawthornden, Wheeler's Kernel, White, White Apple, White Hawthorndean, White Hawthornden
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
76.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1999 - 078

  

Accession name
Hawthornden
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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