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Lady Williams

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated as a chance seedling in Donnybrook, Western Australia, in about 1935. Parents unknown but thought to be Granny Smith and Jonathan. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh. It rarely reaches maturity in the UK.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Granny Smith x Jonathan or Rokewood

Accession No.
1978 - 136

  

Accession name
Lady Williams
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid November 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
56.13 mm 1
Width
65.25 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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