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Jupiter

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Raised in 1966 at East Malling Research Station, Kent. It was introduced in 1981. Fruits are sweet and juicy with a good texture and Cox-like flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Starking

Accession No.
1972 - 191

  

Accession name
Jupiter
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
70.93 mm 1
Width
79.09 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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