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Malling Kent

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1949 by H.M. Tydeman at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent. Fruits have slightly coarse-textured and fairly juicy flesh with a pleasant aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Kent
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1964 - 031

  

Accession name
Malling Kent
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid october 1

Accession No.
2000 - 011

  

Accession name
Malling Kent (NFT1)
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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