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Kemp

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland, possibly Ulster. It was known in 1837. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
May Bloom
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
89.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 209

  

Accession name
Kemp
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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