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Prince Charles

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised between 1940 and 1945 at Victoria Nurseries, Burbage, Leicester, England by Herbert Robinson. Fruits have firm, creamy white flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Lord Lambourne x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.50mm 2
Width
64.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1959 - 044

  

Accession name
Prince Charles
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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