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Keed's Cottage

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 511

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from Pulborough, Sussex. Fruits have fine, creamy yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Keed's Cottage
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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