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Red Foxwhelp

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A red sport of the old English cider variety

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 128

  

Accession name
Red Foxwhelp
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
55.04 mm 1
Width
62.45 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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